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A key element of this effort was the installation of a 500-kV, 1440-MVAR series capacitor bank, deployed in Warroad, Minnesota and provided by Hitachi Energy.
A key element of this effort was the installation of a 500-kV, 1440-MVAR series capacitor bank, deployed in Warroad, Minnesota and provided by Hitachi Energy.
A key element of this effort was the installation of a 500-kV, 1440-MVAR series capacitor bank, deployed in Warroad, Minnesota and provided by Hitachi Energy.
A key element of this effort was the installation of a 500-kV, 1440-MVAR series capacitor bank, deployed in Warroad, Minnesota and provided by Hitachi Energy.
A key element of this effort was the installation of a 500-kV, 1440-MVAR series capacitor bank, deployed in Warroad, Minnesota and provided by Hitachi Energy.

Christian Winter

Christian Winter is supervising engineer of T&D planning for Minnesota Power. He started his career in transmission planning with Minnesota Power in February 2009 and is presently responsible for providing technical leadership and oversight of a group of engineers focused on the long-term planning of Minnesota Power's T&D systems. As the electrical studies lead on the Great Northern transmission line project from 2012 through project completion, Winter had the opportunity to participate in many stages of the project life cycle, including initial project scoping, siting and permitting, detailed design, engineering, construction and commissioning. Winter has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota, and is a licensed professional engineer in Minnesota.