Electric Transmission Lines (Iowa)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Iowa|
|Name||Electric Transmission Lines (Iowa)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Iowa Utilities Board|
Electric transmission lines capable of operating at 69 kV or greater cannot be constructed along, across, or over any public highways or grounds outside of cities without a franchise from the Utilities Division, as discussed in this section. In some circumstances, an expedited franchise may be obtained for the upgrade of existing transmission lines operating at 34.5 kV to 69 kV.
|Department||Iowa Utilities Board|
|Address||1375 E. Court Avenue|
|Address 2||Room 69|
|Place||Des Moines, Iowa|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Iowa Code 478|