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North Dakota


North Dakota's Largest Coal Plant Set to Close

The largest coal-fired power plant in North Dakota is scheduled to close in 2022, with the Minnesota-based wholesale electric power cooperative that operates the facility saying the lost generation will…


MDU Will Close Coal Units in Montana, North Dakota

A subsidiary of MDU Resources Group on February 19 said it plans to close three of its coal-fired units at power plants in Montana and North Dakota. Montana-Dakota Utilities said…


Eight Things to Know About the Wind Energy Industry’s Dramatic Growth
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More than 18.2 GW of wind power capacity is currently under construction or in advanced stages of development in the U.S., according to a report released on July 26 by…


Federal Court Strikes Down Minnesota Coal Power Import Ban

A Minnesota law that bans power imports from new out-of-state coal-fired power plants is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court has deemed. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit…


States Sue EPA, Army Corps Over Final Waters of U.S. Rule with Reach Over Power Plants

Thirteen states are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over the recently finalized Clean Water Rule, which they say illegally puts the federal…