Xcel Energy Plans To Retire 2 Of 3 Coal-Fired Sherco UnitsXcel Energy has announced a plan to retire two of the three units at Minnesota's largest power plant, its Sherco facility in Becker.
Good Question: What's The Windiest Month In Minnesota?The wind is a sign of spring, a time when Minnesota sees double-digit averages. So what is the windiest month in Minnesota? Good question.
Basin Electric Signs Contract For Wind EnergyBasin Electric has signed a power purchase agreement with a new wind project to be developed in South Dakota. The project is co-owned by Fagen Inc. of Granite Falls, Minn., and the principals of Dakota Plains Energy in Aberdeen, S.D. It's scheduled to go online by the end of 2015.
Minnesota's Tallest Wind Turbines Under Construction How tall can those turbines get? The answer is blowin' in the wind.
N.D. Regulators Approve $200M Wind Energy ProjectNorth Dakota regulators have approved a new $200 million wind energy project in western North Dakota.
Feds, 5 States To Push For Great Lakes Wind FarmsThe Obama administration and five states have reached an agreement to speed up approval of offshore wind farms in the Great Lakes, which have been delayed by cost concerns and public opposition.
Study: MN Could Be Powered By Just Wind & SunImagine a day when Minnesota is powered completely by solar and wind energy. At least one group thinks it could happen.
Short ND Power Line Project To Carry Wind EnergyA proposed power line in western North Dakota will help export some of the region's wind energy to Minnesota.