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Minnesota Power to pay millions to settle Clean Air Act dispute

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota Power will pay a $1.4 million civil penalty and spend another $4.2 million on conservation and clean energy projects under a settlement agreement with state and federal regulators announced Wednesday.
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Minnesota Power cheers 15th ship with wind farm parts

July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — If it were always as blustery at the Duluth Seaway Port Authority as it was Monday morning, the Port would be a natural mecca for harnessing wind energy.
Because that isn’t the case, the Port Authority has found another way to he…continue reading on

Minnesota Power adding wind turbines in ND

August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DULUTH, Minn. Minnesota Power is increasing the amount of electricity it generates using wind power. Continue Reading

Lt. gov. Wrigley marks completion of wind energy farm

May 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley joined company leaders at the dedication of a new wind energy project center. Continue Reading

New Minnesota Power wind generators spinning

December 19, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Power said Wednesday that its latest installment of wind-powered electrical generators in North Dakota are spinning and sending electricity into the grid.
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Great Northern Transmission line meetings this week

November 4, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Power will hold a series of open-house meetings on its proposed Great Northern Transmission line that will bring hydro power from Manitoba to Minnesota. Continue Reading

Allete reports strong third quarter

November 4, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Allete, the parent company of Minnesota Power, reported strong third-quarter earnings that surpass those from the same period in 2011.
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Minnesota Power worker injured at Taconite Harbor

October 25, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

A fuel system explosion at Minnesota Power’s Taconite Harbor Energy Center in Schroeder injured a long-time worker on Monday. Continue Reading

Minn. Power buys time for coal plants

August 9, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Power will get more time to decide the future of two of its older coal-fired power plants after action by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday in St. Paul.
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Minnesota Power to customers: Conserve energy today

July 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The most important time to cut electrical usage is between 2 and 10 p.m. today, the power company said. Continue Reading

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