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Application Filing Requirements for Transmission Construction Projects

The transmission line Application Filing Requirement (AFR) provided below applies to all electric transmission projects that require either a Certificate of Authority (CA) under Wis. Stat. § 196.49 or a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) under Wis. Stat. § 196.491 from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW).  This document also addresses information requirements for permits from the Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) under Wis. Stat. § 30.025. 

Electric Transmission Line Application Filing Requirement (AFR):


View/Download PDF File Electric Transmission Line Application Filing Requirements (AFR)   (Issue date September 2015).
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Related State Agency Links:

Additional state and federal permits may be required, prior to the start of construction. The following page contains links to some state and federal agencies.

For More Information about the CPCN and CA processes:
Adam Ingwell (608) 267-9197,