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GRE puts plant on standby

August 25, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

The steam and electricity generated this fall at Great River Energy’s Spiritwood Station will be short lived. Staff at the plant has started the commissioning process, which will lead to a roughly 60-day run this fall before shutting down the plant.
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GRE plans ethanol plant

August 5, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

Local corn producers may be delivering their crop directly to a corn ethanol plant as soon as the 2013 harvest.
Great River Energy is in the planning stages for the Dakota Spirit AgEnergy plant. If financing can be finalized, the project could start construction in the spring of 2012 and be ready to start processing corn into fuel during the fall 2013 harvest.
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Plant to be online in 2012

December 27, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

SPIRITWOOD, N.D. Great River Energy’s coal-fired heat and power plant, Spiritwood Station, is expected to go online commercially Jan. 1, 2012.
The plant is close to being completed and construction is planned to resume in April, according to Dennis Pozarnsky, GRE’s construction site and plant manager. A six-man crew of six finished some cleanup work, mostly removing scaffolding and other signs of construction, in mid-December. From April to June, Pozarnsky said about 100 workers will complete the last portion of the work.
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Group exploring greenhouse idea to use power plant’s steam

August 7, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

A commercial greenhouse growing fresh produce during the winter in North Dakota?
For some area residents, that idea may sound preposterous. But a surprising number of people are excited and enthusiastic about exploring the potential of a commercial greenhouse.
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