SOLAR ENERGY

Otter Tail Power Company is making plans for a new solar panel farm

It adding onto the two it already has in Jamestown and Ottertail

FERGUS FALLS, Minn.- More solar power is coming to Otter Tail County. The Otter Tail Power Company is planning to build the Hoot Lake Solar Farm around the existing power plant in Fergus Falls. The Hoot Lake Plant will be retiring next year. Plans for the new solar farm to replace it have been in the works since the middle…

Basin Electric Announced Solar Purchase Agreement with Geronimo

Geronimo is also proposing the 200-megawatt solar farm in Cass County.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A power cooperative based in Bismarck plans to buy solar generation on a large scale for the first time. Basin Electric Power Cooperative announced a power purchase agreement with Geronimo Energy, which is the developer of the Wild Spring Solar Project. The farm with a capacity of 128 megawatts would be the largest in South Dakota once built. It…

Standing Rock Tribe Considering Renewable Energy Options

Standing Rock Sioux Chariman Dave Archambault says the tribe is looking at transitioning to wind or solar energy projects

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — The tribe at the center of the Dakota Access pipeline protests is working to develop renewable energy programs. Standing Rock Sioux Chariman Dave Archambault says the tribe is looking at transitioning to wind or solar energy projects. Archambault accepted the Henry A. Wallace award from the Wallace Global Fund, which supports social movements through investments…