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
FARGO — Xcel Energy is proposing two new natural gas-fired power plants 70 miles south of here to meet electricity needs at times of peak demand.
If approved by regulators, the two units, each capable of generating up to 215 megawatts of electricity, would be built near Hankinson and go into service in 2018 and 2019.
AP - Geothermal energy developers plan to pump 24 million gallons of water into the side of a dormant volcano in Central Oregon this summer to demonstrate new technology they hope will give a boost to a green energy sector that has yet to live up to its promise.
BISMARCK (AP) — North Dakota utilities and coal interests agreed to pay up to $500,000 of the state’s cost in challenging a Minnesota law that restricts imports of coal-generated electricity, but the state will still bear the brunt of the expense, documents show.
BISMARCK — North Dakota and representatives of its coal industry sued the state of Minnesota on Wednesday, seeking to invalidate a law that restricts the ability of Minnesota utilities to buy electricity from western North Dakota’s coal fields.
DENVER (AP) — In a settlement with conservation groups, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to give final approval next year of plans to address haze in Wyoming, Colorado, Montana and North Dakota.
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