Welcome to the website for CapX2020, a joint initiative of 11 transmission-owning utilities in the Upper Midwest to expand the electricity transmission grid. Utilities include: Northern States Power Company, Great River Energy, Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, Dairyland Power Cooperative, Minnesota Power, Minnkota Power Cooperative, Missouri River Energy Services, Rochester Public Utilities, Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency and WPPI Energy (the “CapX2020 utilities”).
To reflect changes in our initiative, the CapX2020 utilities may occasionally modify this agreement in its sole discretion and without notice to users. Modifications will become effective when posted on this website. Please review this agreement periodically to ensure familiarity with its then-current terms and conditions. Continued use of the website constitutes acceptance of this agreement; following any modification of this agreement shall constitute acceptance of such modifications.
Users may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when using services provided by entities other than the CapX2020 utilities on this website, or when accessing any services provided by the CapX2020 utilities from a website other than this one.
Collection of User Information
Providing personal information is not necessary to visit this website. To evaluate and improve this website, our web server automatically collects information used to measure the:
To the extent users specifically and knowingly provide information to us through the CapX2020 website, the CapX2020 utilities will collect that information as well.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
The CapX2020 utilities will not sell, rent or transmit your personal information to other companies for use in selling their products or services without users’ consent. Circumstances under which the CapX2020 utilities would share users’ personal information with third parties include:
How You May Use the Content on This Website
Website content may be used only for limited, internal, noncommercial, informational purposes. Users may print out a single copy of the content solely for these purposes, if the copy bears all copyrights, trademarks, service marks and other intellectual property as well as all proprietary notices displayed on the webpage. Users may not distribute, publish, transmit, modify or create derivative works from, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part, for any purpose. Except as authorized in this paragraph, users are not granted a license under any copyright, trademark, service mark, patent or other intellectual property or proprietary right in the content. Under no circumstances will users obtain any rights in the products, services, processes or technology described in the content. All these rights are retained by the CapX2020 utilities, their parent companies and corporate affiliates and any third party owners of these rights. No other use of the material within this website or portion thereof is permitted without the express written consent of the CapX2020 utilities.
Unless otherwise noted, all text, maps, images, graphics, photographs, video clips, designs, icons, sounds, information, data and other materials (the content) on this website are copyrights, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property or proprietary rights owned or licensed by the CapX2020 utilities, their parent companies or their corporate affiliates.
Links to Other Websites and References to Other Companies
this website, other than statements of historical information,
are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to
the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks
and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
from those projected. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees
of future performance or that the events described on this
website will occur. Users are cautioned not to place undue
reliance on these forward-looking statements which speak
only as of the date first posted to this website. Such
risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to: economic downturns;
terrorist acts upon the United States; threat of or actual war; unfavorable
weather conditions; the CapX2020 utilities’ ability
to obtain financing on terms acceptable to us to finance
capital expenditures; actions of rating agencies and their impact on capital
expenditures and growth strategy; the CapX2020 utilities’ ability
to grow their operations; industry competition; implications arising from
new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)/governmental legislation,
rulings or interpretations; the CapX2020 utilities’ reliance on
government permits or approvals; and adverse consequences of current or
future legal claims. In most instances forward-looking statements are
identified by the words “proposed,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “projected,” “objective,” “outlook,” “possible,” “potential” and
similar expressions. Users are also directed to other risks
discussed in documents filed by the respective CapX2020
utilities with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
THIS WEBSITE CONTAINS TRANSMISSION PLANNING DATA THAT MAY BE CONCEPTUAL IN NATURE AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE TRANSMISSION PROJECTS LISTED MAY CHANGE SCOPE OR NOT BE CONSTRUCTED. PLANS AND INFORMATION PRESENTED HERE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND REFINEMENT BY THE CAPX2020 UTILITIES WITHOUT NOTICE. ALL PLANS REMAIN SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENTAL REGULATIONS AND APPROVALS, WHICH APPROVALS MAY NOT BE OBTAINED.
THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED FOR MARKETING PURPOSES ONLY. ALL ARTWORK, MAPS AND DEPICTIONS OF ANY NATURE ARE ARTISTS’ RENDERINGS, CONCEPTUAL ONLY AND MAY NOT FULLY OR ACCURATELY REPRESENT THE SUBJECT AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. MAPS ARE NOT TO SCALE. POTENTIAL ROUTES AS DEPICTED ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ANY REPRESENTATION OF A PROPOSED ROUTE IS NOT INTENDED TO REFLECT A TAKING ON THE PART OF THE CAPX2020 UTILITIES. ESTIMATED COSTS AND IN-SERVICE DATES ARE PROJECTED FIGURES ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED ON FOR ANY PURPOSES.
THIS WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE ARE DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AS WELL AS ANY WARRANTY OF QUALITY, FUNCTIONALITY, ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, OPERABILITY, USE, PERFORMANCE OR ABSENCE OF VIRUSES. USERS ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE.
EXCEPT FOR USERS’ AGREEMENT TO ABIDE BY THE AGREEMENT, USE OF THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT CREATE ANY CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT BETWEEN USERS AND THE CAPX2020 UTILITIES, NOR ANY OBLIGATION OF THE CAPX2020 UTILITIES TO USERS. USERS AGREE NOT TO ACT IN RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND WAIVE ANY CLAIM, DEMAND, CAUSE OF ACTION OR DAMAGES INCURRED AS A RESULT OF RELIANCE ON SUCH INFORMATION.
ADDITIONAL DISCLAIMERS MAY APPEAR FROM TIME TO TIME WITHIN THE BODY OF THIS WEBSITE AND ARE INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE.
Limitation of Liability
NEITHER THE CAPX2020 UTILITIES NOR ANY OF THEIR INFORMATION PROVIDERS, PARENT COMPANIES, CORPORATE AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROVIDERS, LICENSORS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS OR EMPLOYEES (THE EXCLUDED PARTY OR PARTIES) SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE DAMAGES, EVEN IF SUCH EXCLUDED PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF, OR OTHERWISE COULD HAVE FORESEEN, SUCH DAMAGES. IF ANY APPLICABLE AUTHORITY HOLDS ANY PORTION OF THIS SECTION TO BE UNENFORCEABLE, THEN THE EXCLUDED PARTIES’ LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST POSSIBLE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of Minnesota, excluding its conflicts of law principles.
If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Effective Date of Policy
This policy was revised as of March 26, 2010.