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Indiana Hydropower Transmission & Interconnection(8-IN)

In Indiana, a hydropower developer must obtain siting permission from the applicable local government to construct high voltage transmission lines from the hydropower plant. In addition, if the developer is considered a “New Electric Transmission Owner” in the state, the developer must also obtain authority to operate as a public utility from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. Indiana Code § 8-1-38.

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