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Moss Adams Executive Summary – Economic and Fiscal Impacts in the State of Mississippi

The proposed Southern Cross project will make a significant contribution to the economic base of Mississippi with both near-term asset development activities, and long-term contributions to the state’s economy. Impacts from the approximately $700 million capital investment in Mississippi are summarized to include: • $1.05 billion in total direct economic impact from development and thirty-years … 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