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Wind turbine tower request denied again

November 6, 2012 in The Osakis Review

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Grand Forks-made wind turbine parts bound for Brazil

July 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

An unusual circumstance will occur this week when the 469-foot-long Atlanticborg arrives in Duluth, first to unload wind turbine components for projects in Montana and North Dakota and then to load 60 wind turbine blades made in North Dakota for export to Brazil. Continue Reading

32-unit wind farm right next door

June 14, 2012 in EOT Focus

Work on a 32-turbine wind farm in Clay, Becker and Otter Tail counties will start next month. The Lakeswind wind farm will generate up to 49 megawatts of electricity. Most turbines all but two will be in Clay County in the vicinity of Tansem and Parke townships in the Rollag area.
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KILI radio station to fix wind turbine

April 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A wind turbine near Porcupine is being rebuilt to power a radio station on the Pine Ridge reservation. Continue Reading

Major Minnesota wind farm falls behind construction schedule

December 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Central Minnesota’s first large-scale wind farm is about a year behind schedule as its backers try to find a utility company that will agree to buy its energy. Geronimo Wind Energy has the state and local permits required to build the 95-megawatt wind farm, which is expected to have as many as 60 turbines — each roughly 400 feet high. Continue Reading

Waintenance issues plague St. Cloud’s VA wind turbine

October 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A wind turbine erected on the campus of the VA Health Care System in St. Cloud earlier this year remains in the commissioning phase due to maintenance issues that have repeatedly caused it to shut down. Continue Reading

Board OKs MTI turbine purchase

November 9, 2010 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Board of Education gave the greenest of green lights to Mitchell Technical Institute’s wind energy program Monday, by unanimously approving a resolution authorizing the sale of $1.68 million in capital outlay certificates to pay for the purchase of a wind turbine.
The action took place during the board’s regularly scheduled meeting, which was held at Longfellow Elementary School. Continue Reading