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Southern Cross Transmission Files Route in Mississippi

Project to deliver cost-competitive renewable energy to southeast and offer significant economic and reliability benefits to the regional transmission systems   JACKSON, Miss., April 26, 2017 – Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) today announced its affiliate’s proposed Southern Cross Transmission project has filed a petition for a siting certificate with the Mississippi Public Service … Continued

Transmission line project could be worth $2 billion to state’s economy

Mississippi Today Kendra Ablaza A proposed electricity transmission line that could power Mississippi homes and businesses would be a $1.9 billion economic benefit to Mississippians, the project’s developers say. Southern Cross Transmission Project, a unit of the wind power-driven San Francisco-based utility company Pattern Energy, on Monday released a study led by Seattle accounting firm … Continued

Southern Cross line to spur $3.9B in economic benefits, study says

Pattern Energy Group LP’s proposed Southern Cross transmission line, which will link Texas wind power to part of the Southeast, could generate $3.9 billion in direct and indirect economic benefits, according to estimates from accounting firm Moss Adams. The study, which was released Dec. 19, said the privately funded project could produce nearly $1.5 billion … Continued

Study: Texas wind power could benefit Louisiana consumers

A proposed high-voltage transmission project to connect low-cost, wind power generated in Texas to the Southeast could generate $3.9 billion in economic impacts over 30 years for Louisiana and Mississippi. The study by Moss Adams LLP says Pattern Energy Group LP affiliate’s proposed Southern Cross Transmission project would: • Produce nearly $1.5 billion of direct … Continued

Pattern Energy advances major power line project in Louisiana, Mississippi

By Barry Cassell, Chief Analyst Transmission Hub December 19, 2016 Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) on Dec. 19 announced that an affiliate is pursuing the Southern Cross Transmission project, which would provide significant economic benefits to the project areas within Louisiana and Mississippi. That includes $3.9 billion in total direct, indirect, induced and fiscal … Continued

Study extols benefits of proposed US wind energy transmission line

By Richard A. Kessler Recharge 19 December 2016 A new study suggests Pattern Energy Group’s proposed Southern Cross wind energy transmission project linking Texas to the Southeast will produce $3.9bn in positive “economic impact” to the states of Louisiana and Mississippi. The 500kV project will have 2GW capacity. Pattern hopes to start construction in 2018 … Continued

Presley: Southern Cross must benefit state

As Southern Cross Transmission inches closer to submitting an official proposal with the state for a major transmission line project, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley said he wants Mississippi to get the most possible benefit. Otherwise, he said he won’t support the project. Southern Cross, a subsidiary of Pattern Energy Groups, plans to build the … Continued