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Southeast SD wind farm project tops $1 million mark

September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Officials with a planned community wind farm in southeastern South Dakota say they have raised more than $1 million.

Dakota Power Community Wind has a goal of raising $1.5 million. The group of local landowners hopes to begi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Steffes awarded patent for technology to store renewable energy

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson-based Steffes Corp. was awarded a patent last week for technology that helps water heaters and other appliances store renewable energy like wind and solar.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded Steffes the patent Aug. 12 for the “…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. regulators approve Adams County wind project in split vote

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – In a split vote Thursday, the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved a wind turbine farm in Adams County that eventually could provide enough power for more than 50,000 homes.

Thunder Spirit Wind LLC filed its initial project…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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.
The Duluth-based uti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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 thedickinsonpress.com

Adams Co. says yes to wind farm

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

HETTINGER — Adams County commissioners unanimously approved permits for the new layout of a $350 million wind farm near Hettinger.
Pending approval from the state’s Public Service Commission, wind farm construction in Duck Creek and Holt townshi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Date set for Infinity Wind public hearing

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Public Service Commission will host a public hearing later this month for a proposed wind energy project on the border of Stark and Morton counties.
The hearing will be held May 12 at 10 a.m. CDT at the Hebron Community Center.
Inf…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

VIDEOS: Surfing in Duluth

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

High winds reaching 57 mph in the area of Duluth, Minn., brought out the surfers. The wind kicked up big waves on Lake Superior that drew surfers to the shore at Stony Point between Duluth and Two Harbors, and also chopped at the remaining ice on the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Wind farm a step closer: Permit, variances to go before County Commission

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Construction on the 100-turbine Courtenay Wind Farm will likely begin this spring, as the Stutsman County Zoning Board recommended approval of Geronimo Wind Energy’s conditional use permit and variance requests Wednesday.
The permit and variances …continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Wind farm a step closer: Permit, variances to go before County Commission

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Construction on the 100-turbine Courtenay Wind Farm will likely begin this spring, as the Stutsman County Zoning Board recommended approval of Geronimo Wind Energy’s conditional use permit and variance requests Wednesday.
The permit and variances …continue reading on jamestownsun.com