June 29, 2011 – Final Route Approved

The Kansas Corporation Commission approved the route for Prairie Wind Transmission’s portion of the Y-Plan. The commission accepted the route recommended by Prairie Wind Transmission with minor changes to include some alternative route segments suggested by landowners. The project will include two 345-kV lines on a shared set of poles from Wichita to Medicine Lodge and then to the Kansas/Oklahoma border.

    July 30, 2012 – Groundbreaking

    Groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of construction. View photos.

    November 22, 2013 – Project Update

    • All easement agreements have been finalized
    • Design is 100% complete.
    • All major material supply and construction contracts are in place.
    • Total construction work is approximately 70% complete.
    • View project photos.