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BISMARCK – Bismarck-based MDU Resources Group Inc. is the first to join a Michigan company developing a high-voltage power line that its backers say would transmit wind energy from the Dakotas to homes in Chicago and other cities.
By James MacPherson, Associated Press Writer
, July 08, 2009
When it comes to new sources of electricity, few things have moved faster over the past decade than wind.
But the wind-power industry is looking for a bit of stability: a commitment from the federal government that could help pull it out of the doldrums of the past six months by guaranteeing it a place in the country’s long-term energy mix. And industry officials are cautiously optimistic that they’ll get their wish.
By David Mercer, The Associated Press
, May 25, 2009
BISMARCK (AP) — North Dakota’s leading wind power developer intends to spend $300 million this year installing another 170 megawatts of generating capacity near two existing wind projects, the company’s chief executive says.
OLIVIA — Glen Rohlik is like a growing number of farmers these days. He installed a small wind turbine on his farm in Redwood County and pumps electricity back through the wires of his local Rural Electric Association when the winds produce more power than he needs.
By Tom Cherveny, West Central Tribune
, March 16, 2009
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