August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
DULUTH, Minn. Minnesota Power is increasing the amount of electricity it generates using wind power. Continue Reading
April 1, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON The wind turbines scattered across southwest Minnesota have made a tremendous economic impact on the region, from construction crews settling in our communities to payments made to landowners for easements. Perhaps the greatest economic impact, however, is now being seen in counties where turbines harness the wind and convert it into kilowatt hours. Continue Reading
January 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) North Dakota is expected to add hundreds of megawatts of wind energy this year, while development has slowed to a near stop in South Dakota. The difference seems to be the availability of high-voltage power lines to ship the power to cities that need it.
July 20, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) The U.S. Department of Energy said Wednesday that it has awarded two grants to the University of Michigan to underwrite $1.2 million in research on the use of coal-based fuels in clean-burning advanced turbines.
April 28, 2011 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR A report on Willmar Municipal Utilities two wind turbines indicates the turbines continue to improve as utility officials had anticipated.
March 18, 2011 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR The Willmar City Council will receive a report on the status of the Municipal Utilities’ wind turbine project at 7 p.m. on Monday in the chambers at the utility building, 700 Litchfield Ave. S.W.
September 13, 2010 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR An oil leak sidelined one of Willmar Municipal Utilities two wind turbines over the weekend.