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Minnesota Power


Major investments in wind, solar and battery storage key features of final Minnesota Power long-range energy plan

SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA  - The newly approved long-range energy plan for Minnesota’s second largest public utility company reflects an exciting agreement reached between Minnesota Power, Clean Energy Organizations, labor unions,…


Three Coal-Heavy Utilities Team Up on New Gas-Fired Power Plant
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Bismarck, North Dakota-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative will join Dairyland Power Cooperative and ALLETE Inc. as co-owners of the planned Nemadji Trail Energy Center (NTEC), a combined cycle natural gas…


Hitachi ABB Power Grids enables Minnesota Power to deliver more clean and affordable hydropower to the U.S. Upper Midwest region

Zurich, Switzerland (May 13, 2021) – Hitachi ABB Power Grids announced the successful commissioning of a 500 kV – 1400 MVAr series capacitor bank, one of the largest in the…


Wisconsin Co-op Will Close Coal-Fired Plant

Wisconsin-based Dairyland Power Cooperative on Jan. 23 said it would close its 345-MW coal-fired Genoa Station No. 3 by year-end 2021. The move comes as the La Crosse-based utility continues…


Wisconsin PSC Backs Construction of Gas-Fired Plant

Construction of a $700 million natural gas-fired power plant near the Wisconsin-Minnesota border was authorized by Wisconsin regulators on Jan. 16, over the objections of environmental groups who have said…