September 27, 2021 (Minneapolis, MN – Allentown, PA) – SOO Green HVDC Link (SOO Green) is pleased to announce that PPL Corporation has acquired an ownership interest in the SOO Green project. SOO Green is a first of its kind underground HVDC transmission line located primarily along Canadian Pacific rail that will connect the MISO […]
Prysmian Group Awarded $900M SOO Green HVDC Link Project, a Key Milestone in Building a US Clean Energy Grid
Partnership brings new HVDC transmission cable manufacturing capacity & jobs to the US June 21, 2021 (Minneapolis – Milan) – SOO Green HVDC Link today announced the selection of Prysmian Group – the worldwide leader in the energy and telecom cable system industry – as its preferred supplier of high-voltage direct current cable systems for […]
E&E News spotlights the SOO Green HVDC Link project and its innovative approach to transmission development. The article takes an in-depth look at the project and provides an update on the permitting process. Read more here.
Reuters discusses recent comments from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about the need for long-distance power transmission to bring more renewable power onto the energy grid. Projects like SOO Green will move renewable energy to the customers who need it. Read more here.
CNN highlights how SOO Green’s underground-by-railroad model is transforming transmission project development in the U.S. to deliver renewable energy to consumers. The infrastructure tax plan will supercharge major transmission development, such as SOO Green, to build a clean energy grid and create good paying jobs nationwide. Read and watch more here
Sept. 24, 2020 – Des Moines – Direct Connect Development Company (Direct Connect) files petition requesting franchise approval from the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) for the construction of the SOO Green HVDC Link (SOO Green) transmission project. SOO Green is a proposed high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line that will run underground along existing […]
Project will connect shippers with suppliers and buyers through online platform August 5, 2020 – Minneapolis, MN – Today, SOO Green HVDC Link ProjectCo, LLC (SOO Green) announced the launch of an innovative Open Solicitation process to allocate transmission capacity rights on a first-of-its-kind project co-locating electric transmission line underground within an existing railroad corridor. […]
March 13, 2020 – Des Moines, Iowa – Due to ongoing efforts to limit public contact, the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) public informational meetings for the SOO Green HVDC Link transmission line project will be postponed. Public informational meetings were originally scheduled for March 16 in Bellevue and Dubuque; March 18 in Charles City and […]
Filing Marks Major Milestone In The Development Of The Transmission Line Project Des Moines – Direct Connect Development Company (Direct Connect) has begun the pre-filing process with the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) for the SOO Green HVDC Link (SOO Green) transmission project. SOO Green is a proposed high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line that […]
The proposed line will transport wind and solar energy entirely underground between the nation’s largest electric power markets Direct Connect Development Company (DC DevCo) today announced the SOO Green Renewable Rail project (SOO Green). SOO Green is a proposed 349-mile, 2,100 MW, 525 KV high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line that will run underground […]