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December 14, 2012
As others see it: Stand up, rural America
A story in Monday's edition of The Daily Republic has struck a nerve with us. The report noted how U.S.
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
December 7, 2012
Letter: Wind is a Minnesota industry
Over the last decade, Minnesota has seen substantial growth in the wind industry. In 2011, approximately 13 percent of Minnesota's electricity was generated by the wind industry. The benefits Minnesota receives from the wind industry are not just seen when a light switch is flipped;...
December 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
Jackson linemen volunteer to help with rural electrification in Haiti
JACKSON -- Two linemen from Federated Rural Electric will travel to Caracol, Haiti, as volunteers with the National Rural Electric Cooperative...
November 23, 2012 - 9:18pm
October 14, 2012
Cooperative Energy Company returns over $2 million in dividends
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Cooperative Energy Company has exhibited what many consider exceptional operational growth over the past seven years that has rewarded Cooperative Energy Company patrons, residing in five counties in northwest Iowa and three counties in southwest Minnesota, with many...
October 14, 2012 - 8:52pm
October 10, 2012
Letter: Keep Renewable Fuel Standard the way it is
Later this fall, the Environmental Protection Agency will decide on a waiver request for the Renewable Fuel Standard -- the country's most successful energy policy in more than 40 years. If the EPA goes forward with the waiver it will drastically impact not only the direction of...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
October 7, 2012
Equipment upgrades help organization save energy and money
FULDA -- Interstate Power and Light Company, an Alliant Energy company, is helping an ethanol plant in southwestern Minnesota save energy with a new fan system. Heron Lake BioEnergy earned a substantial rebate check from Alliant Energy for work to convert its coal-fired boiler system...
October 7, 2012 - 11:54pm
September 26, 2012
Letter: Administration makes right decision on biodiesel
It may have slipped under the radar, but the Obama Administration should be commended for supporting strong domestic energy policy by boosting biodiesel production last week under the Renewable Fuel Standard. This decision will stimulate new biodiesel production and create jobs across...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Capital Chatter: Obama touts advances in wind power
ST. PAUL -- Wind was a major topic on President Barack Obama's campaign swing through Iowa, and not by chance the White House released a report showing wind power use is growing. The report shows Minnesota produces the third most wind power, one of six states that meet at least 10...
August 17, 2012 - 9:57pm
August 15, 2012
Letter: Renewable Fuel Standard protects national security
As a soybean, corn and cattle farmer who appreciates the demand for my crops in both domestic and international markets, I want to be given the chance to prove that American farmers can produce a renewable, sustainable fuel right here at home. The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) protects...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Editorial: Consider waiving ethanol mandate
The federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) mandates the production of 13.2 billion gallons of corn-based in ethanol in 2012 and 13.8 billion gallons in 2013. But with severe drought conditions across the country, a movement is afoot to waive those requirements. Last week, 156 members...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2012
As others see it: Let's boost sand mining
The new industry of sand mining in Minnesota and Wisconsin brings economic development to the upper Midwest. It also brings new environmental risks as two recent Wisconsin sand operations have demonstrated. Wisconsin is now seeking civil penalties against two Minnesota-based mine...
June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Klobuchar takes tour of oil patch, says Minnesota also reaping benefits of boom
WILLISTON, N.D. -- North Dakota isn't the only state benefiting from the oil boom, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Friday. As the Minnesota Democrat...
April 20, 2012 - 9:53pm
April 10, 2012
Editorial: Setting an energy example
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz visited Worthington on Thursday, meeting with community leaders at the Biotechnology Advancement Center to tout the Infrastructure Jobs and Energy Independence Act he has co-authored in Washington. It should be pointed out, though, that Worthington -- not to mention...
April 10, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Permit process moves forward for new Nobles County wind farm
WORTHINGTON -- Community Wind South took the next step toward building its 30-megawatt wind farm in Nobles County Wednesday night, when permit requests for a switching station and laydown yard in Summit Lake Township were approved by the Nobles County Planning and Zoning Commission. While...
April 6, 2012 - 9:59pm
April 5, 2012
Walz talks about energy bill (with video)
WORTHINGTON -- The U.S. needs to reduce its dependence on foreign oil and that is exactly what Rep. Tim Walz touted during his roundtable discussion...
April 5, 2012 - 12:00am