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March 24, 2012
Power outage in Dunn County
The lights went out on almost 900 people in Dunn County this morning, officials confirmed Friday. Two electric transmission line poles one mile west of Dunn Center caught leaked oil from the insulators, heated up and started on fire, said Mark Hanson, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co....
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
January 14, 2012
Project to pour water into volcano to make power
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. They hope the water...
January 14, 2012 - 1:50pm
December 29, 2011
Coal groups paying $500K for lawsuit
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. North Dakota has...
December 29, 2011 - 12:00am
December 22, 2011
The Dickinson Press Top 10: No. 9: Proposed South Heart mine
As the year wraps up and we enter 2012, The Dickinson Press will take you through the top stories that filled its pages. Today we recall No....
December 22, 2011 - 12:00am
December 6, 2011
Customers see power flickers in Bismarck-Mandan
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Montana-Dakota Utilities says power flickers in the Bismarck-Mandan area on Monday night are believed to have originated from the Heskett plant. MDU spokesman Rick Madison said power flickered on and off throughout the night and crews are still trying to locate...
December 6, 2011 - 7:02am
November 30, 2011
Digger to blame for power outage Tuesday in north Dickinson
Several member/owners, primarily commercial accounts, north of Dickinson lost electrical service late Tuesday afternoon after a digger hit a line, according to Roughrider Electric Cooperative. The outage on the underground power line was caused by a "public dig-in" and Roughrider...
November 30, 2011 - 9:38am
November 3, 2011
ND sues Minn. over coal power restrictions
BISMARCK -- North Dakota and representatives of its coal industry sued the state of Minnesota on Wednesday, seeking to invalidate a law that...
November 3, 2011 - 12:00am
June 17, 2011
'Deer with wings' causes power outage in Montana
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana resident says an energy company has identified the cause of a brief power outage as "deer with wings." Lee Bridges says she was outside with her dogs around the time the power went out when a NorthWestern Energy truck pulled up, giving her a chance...
June 17, 2011 - 8:50am
June 14, 2011
EPA to act on haze plans in Wyo, Colo, Mont, ND
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. A judge still must approve the settlement filed last week in federal...
June 14, 2011 - 2:29pm
December 19, 2010
3 states in regional compact raid pollution funds
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Two of the 10 Northeast states that agreed to dedicate millions of dollars to reduce carbon emissions and promote green energy have reneged on their promise, instead diverting substantial funds to saving their budgets. New York and New Jersey over the past year...
December 19, 2010 - 1:47pm
December 10, 2010
DEQ says power line construction violated permit
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) -- State environmental regulators say the company building a $215 million power line between Montana and Alberta has violated conditions of its permit, but the agency is not proposing any civil penalties. The Department of Environmental Quality says Tonbridge...
December 10, 2010 - 3:39pm
November 5, 2010
State, federal agencies oppose power plant idea
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Government agencies and a conservation group oppose a proposal to develop a power-generating facility in the Elkhorn Mountains northwest of Townsend. Gridflex Energy of Boise, Idaho, filed an application for a preliminary permit to build the plant on land transferred...
November 5, 2010 - 2:22pm
Frost causes more power problems
Well, it's happened again. This time not from snow, but the other white stuff that's been covering southwest North Dakota -- frost. Hundreds...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
Power back at all homes
Three weeks to the day after a winter storm knocked out power to thousands of North Dakota residents, electricity to all those affected has been restored as of Tuesday afternoon. After heavy ice buildup and high winds downed thousands of power lines, electric cooperatives now estimate...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 4, 2010
50 in area, 120 across state without power
About 50 Slope Electric customers in Bowman, Slope, Adams and Hettinger counties are still without power after a blizzard wreaked havoc on power lines and poles late last month. The storm left thousands of North Dakotans without electricity. "The goal is to have it done by Friday...
February 4, 2010 - 12:00am