NPPD’s electric grid is an essential link to ensuring service for our customers.
|The R-Project will enhance reliability of
NPPD’s electric transmission system.
|The R-Project will relieve congestion from
existing lines within the transmission system.
|The R-Project will provide for development of
renewable energy projects approved at the local level.
The first two reasons take precedence over the third as, even if no renewable energy projects ever connect to this line, it is still needed to address reliability concerns and relieve congestion.