November 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Minnkota Power Cooperative’s transmission line will deliver electricity from Milton R. Young 2, a coal-fired plant near Center, N.D., to northeast North Dakota. Construction began in May, and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2013 though delays could push completion into early 2014. Continue Reading
May 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
250-mile project expected to be completed by end of 2013Construction is beginning this week on Minnkota Power Cooperative’s $312 million, 250-mile Center-to-Grand Forks transmission line. Construction work began Tuesday near Binford, N.D., in Griggs County, with crews working both east and west. Continue Reading
May 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Two North Dakota electric utilities are paying a North Dakota coal tax under protest. Basin Electric Power Cooperative of Bismarck and Minnkota Power Cooperative of Grand Forks are challenging whether they owe $5 million in taxes. Continue Reading
April 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota regulators have approved the state’s largest electric power line project since the 1970s. Minnkota Power Cooperative wants to build a 250-mile line from Center, in west-central North Dakota, to Grand Forks.
January 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Renewable energy credits from power generated from wind farms near Langdon and north of Valley City will offset 15,000 megawatt hours of electricity associated with the game on Feb. 5. Green Mountain Energy Co. in Austin, Texas, provided the credits, which were acquired from Minnkota Power Cooperative, based in Grand Forks. Continue Reading
January 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota regulators are holding a new round of hearings on a proposed 260-mile electric power transmission line. Minnkota Power Cooperative of Grand Forks wants to build the line. It will carry power from Minnkota’s Milton Young power plant. Continue Reading
November 18, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK (AP) North Dakota utilities are exaggerating the cost to consumers of proposed federal rules that would reduce pollution from two coal-fueled electric power plants, according to an analysis paid for by two environmental groups.
September 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Minnkota Power Cooperative wants to build the 260-mile line to supply electricity from its Milton Young power station to cooperatives in North Dakota and Minnesota. Continue Reading
June 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Farmers, landowners express concern about compensation for new Minnkota power lineHerbert Welte remembers a time without electricity in his town. Welte, who owns a 104-year-old farm, said he feels blessed to even have electrical power. Still, when Minnkota Power Cooperative came through his area to offer him compensation for land to be purchased to construct their new 250-mile high-voltage transmission line, he said he wasn’t impressed with their offer.