UND NEWS UND’s Al Palmer attends major UAS conference in Turkey
University getting worlds attention about training prowess, opportunities
Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Al Plamer, Mr. UAS at the University of North Dakota, is spreading the word around the world about unman... Posted on 4/10/13 at 4:18 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Continual (Solar-Powered) Economic Growth
Last Saturday I attended an event at the University of Minnesota showcasing professors and their research. Each gave a presentation and took questions from the audience. One spoke about depression eco... Posted on 2/28/13 at 10:25 AM
STORM TRACKER Leaves and Snow
One of the concerns with the snow storm last week was the potential for power outages. Because the leaves were still on the trees, the surface area that snow can accumulate on was greatly expanded. Wi... Posted on 10/8/12 at 12:00 PM
THE NEW FORTY Still I Rise...
Have you ever heard Maya Angelou read one of her poems aloud? I could listen to her read her poetry all day long. Her poetry is filled withhope and strength. She is a champion of the indomitable spiri... Posted on 9/12/12 at 8:02 PM
MISS SIMPLICITY Before The Lights Go Out
Our local community had our first summer storm where many in our community lost power and are still waiting for power to be restored 12 hours later. I had a request on facebook to make a list of the t... Posted on 5/31/11 at 11:01 AM
BISMARCK (AP) — North Dakota’s leading wind power developer intends to spend $300 million this year installing another 170 megawatts of generating capacity near two existing wind projects, the company’s chief executive says.
I am beginning to think T. Boone Pickens was exactly right last year when he told the Senate’s Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee that Americans should build wind turbines in the Midwest to generate electricity.
BISMARCK—North Dakota should work to double the amount of electric power it exports, build at least one new coal-fired electric generating plant, and boost renewable fuels and power production exponentially, as state group recommended today.
FARGO — Officials from two state agencies are urging an independent investigation to determine whether Otter Tail Power Co. failed to pass along profits from wholesale power sales to its Minnesota electricity customers.
BISMARCK—Two power companies’ pact this month to sell one existing North Dakota transmission line and build a new one includes a wind farm expansion at Center larger than all the currently operating wind generation in the state.
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