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May 8, 2016
New Minnkota headquarters in Grand Forks project progressing
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A flurry of construction activity in southwest Grand Forks has transformed a vacant parcel of land into the outline of Minnkota Power Cooperative’s future headquarters. “I think people are surprised when they go down 32nd Avenue and see how far we’ve come,”...
May 8, 2016 - 7:34pm
April 18, 2016
Obama immigration plan unlikely to revive: Supreme Court considers limits of presidential power
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s bid to save his plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation and...
April 18, 2016 - 10:16pm
March 22, 2016
Nobles 2 Power Partners plans local wind farm
WORTHINGTON — Nobles 2 Power Partners, LLC., has announced plans to develop a 250- to 300-megawatt wind farm in portions of northern Nobles...
March 22, 2016 - 9:12pm
February 17, 2016
Serious about solar? Not yet, WPU manager says
WORTHINGTON — With large solar arrays cropping up in communities like Slayton and Marshall, Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) General Manager Scott Hain said WPU is keeping an eye on the alternative power source, but won’t be jumping on the bandwagon — at least not in the near...
February 17, 2016 - 8:48pm
February 9, 2016
Green with energy: Osceola County Board moves forward with solar power project
SIBLEY, Iowa — After a lengthy debate, the Osceola County Board of Supervisors made a pledge to go green during Tuesday morning’s regular meeting. Osceola Electric Cooperative (REC) is in the process of creating a community solar park near Hawkeye Point, north of Sibley. REC...
February 9, 2016 - 8:30pm
February 7, 2016
'This could be the best business decision I ever made': Solar array on Paynesville business rooftop one of largest in state
PAYNESVILLE — As soon as the January sun popped out from behind the clouds, the green computer-generated graph line at Louis Industries soared up in a sharp peak. At the same time, the graphics depicting the amount of money made and trees saved also changed. “Did you see that?”...
February 7, 2016 - 9:23pm
January 3, 2016
Municipal power agency reveals new name, logo and website
BLUE EARTH — Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (CMMPA) is changing its consulting division’s name from Utilities Plus to Central Municipal Power Agency/Services (CMPAS — pronounced “compass”). Although the name changes, the agency will continue conducting electric...
January 3, 2016 - 7:38pm
July 22, 2015
Weekly Flower Power winner announced
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce through the Community Improvement Committee is sponsoring a “Flower Power” Yard of the Week. This week’s recipient is David Roslansky, 804 W. Shore Drive. Anyone is eligible to nominate a residence or a business as a...
July 22, 2015 - 10:11pm
‘Oil above the ground’: Algonquin Power Company, Geronimo Energy break ground on wind farm
WINDOM — With a slight breeze creating a rustling of the leaves in a nearby soybean field, leaders from Algonquin Power Co. and Geronimo Energy,...
July 22, 2015 - 9:56pm
June 10, 2015
S.D. wind farm now producing power
TRIPP, S.D. — The latest wind farm in South Dakota is fully operational, according to the company CEO of the firm that owns the project. BayWa...
June 10, 2015 - 8:26pm
May 25, 2015
City utility leaders receive high-level outlook for power industry
BLUE EARTH — A delegation from Mountain Lake, Springfield, and Windom municipal utilities joined nearly 100 of their public power counterparts recently for the annual meeting of Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (CMMPA), headquartered in Blue Earth. The delegation heard...
May 25, 2015 - 7:49pm
April 9, 2015
Aurora: Pipestone part of state’s largest solar project
PIPESTONE — A large-scale solar project, known as the Aurora Project, will set up one of its sites in Pipestone. The proposed photovoltaic (PV) installations will be installed at 24 sites across 16 counties, with the Pipestone location being the only one located in southwest...
April 9, 2015 - 3:23pm
March 5, 2015
Nuclear plant unit shut down; operators investigate fire alarm
RED WING — The Prairie Island nuclear power plant in southeast Minnesota filed a notification of an “unusual event” after a fire alarm sounded at 4:06 a.m. today. Operators had safely shut down one unit of the plant by 7:32 a.m. to investigate the alarm in the unit’s containment...
March 5, 2015 - 7:57pm
March 3, 2015
Nuclear power moratorium debate returns
ST. PAUL — The owner of Minnesota's nuclear power plants has no plans to build a new one, but wants flexibility to do it if needed. A state...
March 3, 2015 - 8:47pm
August 4, 2014
Water and Light talks 2015 power costs
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission began discussion about anticipated 2015 wholesale power costs at its Monday meeting. According to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain, rates for Western Area Power Administration...
August 4, 2014 - 8:28pm