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June 15, 2016
Judges back North Dakota, say Minnesota overreached with coal plant law
ST. PAUL -- A federal appeals court Wednesday agreed with a lower court that ruled unconstitutional a Minnesota law restricting importation of electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota brought the suit, claiming Minnesota's Next Generation Energy Act violates...
June 15, 2016 - 3:11pm
May 6, 2016
Xcel tells PSC of efforts to improve Fargo electric reliability
BISMARCK — Xcel Energy assured North Dakota regulators Thursday that it's taking steps to improve reliability for Fargo customers after five power outages in the past two weeks and paying out nearly $400,000 in credits to customers for failing to meet performance targets set...
May 6, 2016 - 6:35am
December 16, 2015
UPDATED; Power outages reported in rural areas
About 1,100 rural residences remain without electricity as crews from Dakota Valley Electric and Northern Plains Electric continue to deal with...
December 16, 2015 - 3:56pm
September 23, 2015
Major companies join alliance seeking 100 percent green electricity
OSLO - Companies including Goldman Sachs, Walmart and Starbucks joined an alliance on Wednesday that aims to get 100 percent of electricity from renewable sources to combat climate change. The green electricity campaign, RE100, said its membership had expanded to 36...
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September 23, 2015 - 9:27am
September 4, 2015
Power outage reported Thursday
A power line that was snagged by a large piece of equipment caused a power outage for 830 Otter Tail Power Co. customers Thursday afternoon. Cris Oehler, vice president, public relations for Otter Tail, said at around 1:12 p.m. a large piece of equipment snagged a power line in the...
September 4, 2015 - 7:01am
September 3, 2015
Northern Jamestown without electricity
Much of northern Jamestown is without electricity after a power pole went down, according to a customer service representative for Otter Tail Power Company. The outage occured at about 1 p.m. areas north of the railroad tracks with out electricity. Power was functioning in southern...
September 3, 2015 - 1:34pm
December 18, 2014
Utility customers to bear additional cost
BISMARCK — Two utility companies will charge their North Dakota customers more next year to recover the cost of transmission line projects. The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved transmission cost recovery riders Wednesday for Otter Tail Power Co., Montana-Dakota Utilities...
December 18, 2014 - 7:20am
December 15, 2014
Free electricity for co-op customers
December 15, 2014 - 7:05am
November 17, 2014
Basin Electric gets federal approval for delayed transmission line
BISMARCK -- Basin Electric Power Cooperative has received federal approval to construct a 200-mile power transmission line in western North Dakota. The power line, which will start at the cooperative's Antelope Valley Station near Beulah and end in Tioga, recently went through...
November 17, 2014 - 8:11am
September 16, 2014
Basin Electric gets approval for delayed transmission line
BISMARCK — Basin Electric Power Cooperative has received federal approval to construct a 200-mile power transmission line in western North Dakota. The power line, which will start at the cooperative’s Antelope Valley Station near Beulah and end in Tioga, recently went through...
September 16, 2014 - 7:37am
June 25, 2014
In the news business, expect the unexpected
A little electricity goes a long way. Just ask the staff of The Jamestown Sun. Sun sports reporter Mike Savaloja was coming into the Sun newsroom about 7:45 p.m. Monday when he heard a couple of large “booms,” what he said sounded like a cannon going off west of the Sun. At...
June 25, 2014 - 7:07am
June 4, 2014
Plant to go online: Spiritwood Station expects to begin operating in fall
Great River Energy officials don’t see new draft rules concerning carbon emissions from coal-fired generating plants as an obstacle to starting operations at Spiritwood Station this fall. The coal-fired generating plant will go online for the first time in three years. The draft...
June 4, 2014 - 9:29am
April 24, 2014
Power line gets OK
BISMARCK — State regulators granted a permit Wednesday for a high-voltage power line that will cross the area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers in western North Dakota. The Basin Electric Power Cooperative project still needs federal approval. The three-member...
April 24, 2014 - 6:59am
April 10, 2014
Fire causes power outages in Dunn County
DUNN CENTER, N.D. — A fire about six miles east of Dunn Center led to multiple power outages in Dunn County on Wednesday morning. Denise Brew, the county’s emergency manager, said there were outages to nearly every community in Dunn County, which is served by Montana-Dakota Utilities,...
April 10, 2014 - 7:20am
Decision on power line through N.D. battlefield study area held over
BISMARCK — The state Public Service Commission on Wednesday delayed action on a controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota, including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers. A decision...
April 10, 2014 - 6:52am