EAST SIDE PEAKING PROJECT
Basin Electric Power Cooperative is proposing to build an 80- to 100-MW, simple-cycle gas turbine in Brown and Deuel counties, near Groton, S.D., and interconnect it to Western’s Groton Substation.
The Environmental Assessment evaluated two alternatives. One site is approximately 5 miles south of Groton and the other is approximately 27 miles southeast of Watertown, S.D. Depending on the site selected, associated facilities could include a gas pipeline, water pipeline and electric transmission facilities.
Western is cooperating with the Rural Utilities Service.
- EA Determination: February 2005
- Public comment period on the EA closed June 6, 2005 – for a copy of the EA, contact the NEPA document manager.
NEPA Document Manager
East Side Peaking Project EA
Corporate Services Office, A7400
Western Area Power Administration
P.O. Box 281213
Lakewood, CO 80228-8213
Last modified on June 29th, 2023