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June 15, 2012
North Dakota regulators bow out of tribal electric dispute
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
In this May 2 photo, Jeff Moline grooms and compacts a coal pile after a rainstorm degraded the pile at the Sherco power plant in Becker, Minn. The share of U.S. electricity that comes from coal has fallen to its lowest level since World War II.
US coal use falling fast; utilities switch to gas
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
Turbines spin Oct. 29 as the sun rises at a wind farm near Toronto, S.D. North Dakota is expected to add hundreds of megawatts of wind energy in 2012, while development has slowed to a near stop in South Dakota. The difference is the availability of high-voltage power lines to ship the power to cities that need it.
SD wind project limited by lack of power lines
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
December 29, 2011
Coal groups paying $500K for lawsuit
December 29, 2011 - 12:00am
December 17, 2011
Plug it in, plug it in: North Dakota sees increase in electricity use
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am
November 11, 2011
Basin Electric plans line in western ND oil patch
November 11, 2011 - 7:36am
April 7, 2010
Press Photo by Beth Wischmeyer
Chad Laurich, Lucas Pawlosky and Matt Kober, all of Michigan and employees with Great Lakes Line Builders, Inc., based out of Wisconsin, talk while their trucks are parked in a parking lot off West Villard Street, Tuesday. About a dozen trucks were parked in the parking lot at around 1 p.m., Tuesday. Members of the company said they were awaiting instructions as to where to go to start rebuilding power lines. Members of the company said they were in the area earlier this y...
Repair crews await orders after massive outages
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
Letter: U.S. needs a cap on carbon
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2009
Power outage
February 26, 2009 - 11:34pm