Kansas regulators sign off on route for major transmission line

Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt), an affiliate of Clean Line Energy Partners LLC (Clean Line) of Houston, Tex., said the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) unanimously approved an order granting a siting permit to Grain Belt Express Clean Line to construct the 370-mile Kansas portion of a new 750-mile direct current transmission line.

The line will originate near Dodge City, Kans., and run north and east to the Kansas