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Aug. 6, 2012KANSAS CITY, MO |  By: Grady

Electric Transmission Line

2 regional power companies are joining forces for a 5 year- 400 million dollar project to relieve congestion on the electric grid.

Kansas City Power and Light and the Omaha Public Power District are planning and constructing a 150 to 190 mile long transmission line from Sibley Missouri to Nebraska City. Media Spokesperson for the Midwest Transmission Project- Bill Musgrave says no specific route for the line has been set yet.

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Musgrave says the Southwest Power Pool determined additional transmission is needed in this growing region to relieve congestion on the power grid- enhance security and advance renewable energy.

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Musgrave says the Southwest Power Pool determined additional transmission is needed in this growing region to relieve congestion on the power grid- enhance security and advance renewable energy.