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Plans announced for Nobles Wind Project

WORTHINGTON -- Xcel Energy and enXco announced Friday its plans to construct a 201-megawatt wind farm in Nobles County. The project will consist of 134, 1.5-megawatt General Electric wind turbines, which will produce enough power to serve approximately 66,500 homes.

Friday's announcement by Xcel Energy coincides with a 150-megawatt project planned in Dickey and McIntosh counties in southeast North Dakota.

For more on this story, see Saturday's edition of the Daily Globe or watch for the full story online at www.dglobe.com.

Julie Buntjer

Julie Buntjer joined the Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at farmbleat.areavoices.com.

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