Minnesota Co-Ops To Vote On North Dakota Power Plant Sale, ND Gov. Says It's A 'Huge Sigh Of Relief' For Plant, CommunitiesA Minnesota electric company that wants to sell its financially troubled coal-fueled power plant in North Dakota expects to know Friday if its member utility cooperatives will endorse the deal that includes purchasing electricity over the next decade from the factory’s prospective buyer.
Great River Energy Mulls Solutions Amid Financial WoesThe company is assembling teams to look at solutions for the plant, which has operated for about 40 years. Great River Energy closed one of its North Dakota power plants in 2017.
1 Injured In Black Dog Power Plant Fire In BurnsvilleOne Xcel Energy employee has been injured and 50 evacuated after a fire at the Black Dog Generating Station in Burnsville Monday morning, according to Xcel Energy.
North Dakota Power Plant Off Line After FireNo one was hurt in a fire at the Coyote Station power plant near Beulah in western North Dakota.
Clean Air Suit Targets Largest Minn. Power Plant Clean air advocates are suing the Environmental Protection Agency, seeking an order to require the EPA to mandate that Xcel Energy install the best available technology to reduce emissions at Minnesota's biggest power plant.
Xcel: Sherco Power Plant Repairs Could Cost $200MXcel Energy Inc. says it will cost as much as $200 million to repair the damage from a catastrophic turbine failure at Minnesota's largest power plant last November.
Alert Lifted For Prairie Island Nuke Plant After Chem Spill Officials say a 2-inch break in a pipe leading to a chlorine bleach tank is to blame for a chemical spill at the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing.
MN Group Warns Of Dangers Of Mercury In FishAn environmental group is warning Minnesotans to beware of mercury emissions in the fish they eat.