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ND electric consumers still paying defunct plant

July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota customers of Otter Tail Power will continue to foot the bill for a power plant that was never built. Continue Reading


December 17, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

An area grassroots organization met with the president of a state power company and provided more than 450 signatures asking the utility to refuse payback for anticipated profits after the failure of a proposed power plant. Continue Reading

DRC feared wording of electric rate hike alert, but wording now OK

July 31, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota customers of Otter Tail Power Co. and Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. will get inserts with their monthly electric bills this month to explain why they are paying development expenses for a defunct power plant.
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Customers paying for scrapped Big Stone II project

July 4, 2010 in INFORUM

Laws mean profits for never-built plant

North Dakota customers of two utilities aren’t only paying for $13.7 million in costs to develop a power plant that never was built. Continue Reading

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