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August 14, 2014
N.D. regulators approve Adams County wind project in split vote
BISMARCK – In a split vote Thursday, the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved a wind turbine farm in Adams County that eventually could provide enough power for more than 50,000 homes. Thunder Spirit Wind LLC filed its initial project notice in August 2011, proposing...
August 14, 2014 - 2:59pm
Minnesota Power cheers 15th ship with wind farm parts
DULUTH, Minn. — If it were always as blustery at the Duluth Seaway Port Authority as it was Monday morning, the Port would be a natural mecca for harnessing wind energy. Because that isn’t the case, the Port Authority has found another way to help increase the use of wind energy...
July 14, 2014 - 10:31pm
July 3, 2014
Adams Co. says yes to wind farm
HETTINGER — Adams County commissioners unanimously approved permits for the new layout of a $350 million wind farm near Hettinger. Pending approval from the state’s Public Service Commission, wind farm construction in Duck Creek and Holt townships will proceed as planned later...
July 3, 2014 - 11:46pm
July 1, 2014
Hebron wind farm construction approved
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission unanimously approved permitting construction on a massive wind farm near Hebron on Monday. The 110-megawatt Sunflower Wind project will include 59 wind turbines across 12,700 acres of private land. It will span south of Hebron,...
July 1, 2014 - 11:03pm
June 21, 2014
Where does the wind go: Adams Co. turbines may need more land
HETTINGER — “Wild is the wind,” jazz artist Nina Simone sang. Indeed, building infrastructure around free-flowing wind for its energy...
June 21, 2014 - 11:38pm
May 13, 2014
Turning toward the deadline: Minnesota Power set to reach renewable-energy mandate 11 years early
DULUTH, Minn. — Talk about meeting a deadline early. This year, Minnesota Power will reach the state mandated-requirement of producing 25...
May 13, 2014 - 10:13pm
May 12, 2014
PSC holds wind plant hearing
HEBRON -- No one testified in opposition to a proposed wind farm for Stark and Morton counties at a public hearing Monday at the Hebron Community Center. About 15 to 20 individuals attended the meeting, which started with a presentation by developer Infinity Wind Power, and two...
May 12, 2014 - 6:39pm
May 2, 2014
Date set for Infinity Wind public hearing
The North Dakota Public Service Commission will host a public hearing later this month for a proposed wind energy project on the border of Stark and Morton counties. The hearing will be held May 12 at 10 a.m. CDT at the Hebron Community Center. Infinity Wind Power will present the...
May 2, 2014 - 11:48pm
April 11, 2014
When the turbines stop turning: ND regulators mull ‘financial assurance’ to cover costs of wind turbine decommissioning
BISMARCK — For more than a decade, they have towered like workhorses over the prairie, their spinning blades catching the wind and converting...
April 11, 2014 - 11:45pm
February 28, 2014
Stark County Zoning Commission approves Sunflower wind project
The Stark County zoning commission approved the permitting for a wind energy project that will include up to 55 wind turbines across Stark and Morton counties. About 25 percent of the farm will be in Stark County and the other will be in Morton County. The wind farm — Stark County’s...
February 28, 2014 - 12:03am
February 10, 2014
Stutsman County zoning board considers $350 million wind farm
JAMESTOWN -- The first wind farm project planned for Stutsman County will seek approval under the county’s zoning ordinance Wednesday, according to Casey Bradley, county auditor and chief operating officer for Stutsman County. The zoning ordinance was originally passed in 2009,...
February 10, 2014 - 10:47am
November 13, 2013
$350M wind farm approved in Stutsman County
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved a $350 million wind farm in Stutsman County after the project’s developer made changes to accommodate an aerial spraying business. The Courtenay Wind Farm will encompass 21,000 acres with 100 wind turbines...
November 13, 2013 - 5:21pm
November 6, 2013
Basin Electric signs power purchase agreements for southwest ND wind projects
BISMARCK — Basin Electric today signed two power purchase agreements associated with the development of two new wind projects in southwest North Dakota. The combined capacity is 278 megawatts. Infinity Wind Power of Santa Barbara, Calif., is developing the Sunflower Wind...
November 6, 2013 - 9:45am
October 29, 2013
MDU to buy power from Adams County wind farm
BISMARCK — Bismarck-based Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. has signed an agreement to buy electricity from a wind farm being built near Hettinger in southwestern North Dakota. The division of MDU Resources Group Inc. says it has signed a 25-year deal to buy power from Thunder Spirit...
October 29, 2013 - 10:24am
October 11, 2013
LM Wind Power adds jobs in Grand Forks
By John Hageman GRAND FORKS -- Wind turbine blade maker LM Wind Power, one of the area's largest manufacturers, will have almost 600 employees in Grand Forks at the end of 2013, the company announced Monday. The news comes a year after LM laid off more than half of its local workers. The...
October 11, 2013 - 6:20pm