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    ITC Midwest

    ITC Midwest LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., the nation’s largest independent electricity transmission company. ITC Midwest operates more than 6,600 circuit miles of transmission lines in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Missouri. The company is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and maintains operating locations at Dubuque, Iowa City and Perry, Iowa; and Albert Lea and Lakefield, Minnesota.

Featured Project

  • Multi-Value Projects (MVPs)

    Approved by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) in December 2011, these 17 electric transmission projects across the upper Midwest will deliver significant reliability and economic benefits throughout the region. ITC Midwest is currently working on 345 kilovolt (kV) line segments that will help form three of those projects: Project 3 in Iowa and Minnesota, Project 4 in Iowa, and Project 5 in Iowa and Wisconsin. ITC segments in Project 3 include the Minnesota-Iowa 345 kV Electric Transmission Project and the Huntley-Ledyard-Kossuth project. Segments in MVP 4 include the Ledyard-Colby, Colby-Killdeer, Killdeer-Hampton Tap, and Black Hawk-Hazleton projects. ITC is partnering with American Transmission Company to propose the Cardinal-Hickory Creek project as part of MVP 5.

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Latest News

  • ITC constructing multi-million-dollar network to serve North Iowa

    ITC has begun work on the first segment of the Multi-Value Projects in its area to strengthen the regional electric transmission system. Read the article in the Globe Gazette here.

  • ITC plants prairie grass to protect transmission lines

    An innovative program to plant native grasses in electric transmission line corridors in the Cedar Rapids area will help restore a dwindling Iowa resource — native prairies. 

    The Gazette - January 11, 2015

What's Happening

  • ITC Midwest Honored for Environmental Excellence

    ITC Midwest earned the Governor’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Award in recognition of the company’s habitat restoration efforts in its transmission corridors. The Governor’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Awards are the premier environmental honors in Iowa, recognizing leadership and innovation in the protection of Iowa’s natural resources. ITC Midwest’s habitat restoration efforts include targeting invasive species for removal, promoting the establishment of native short woody plants that are naturally compatible with required line clearances, and modifying vegetation management techniques to minimize impacts to rare species.