SOLAR POWER

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…

Moorhead Public Service to Offer 100 Percent Renewable Electricity in 2020

The additional cost per month would be about $1.67 for an average homeowner.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead Public Service announced they will give customers the option to purchase 100 percent renewable electricity in 2020. The company currently provides 63 percent renewable electricity by using wind, solar and hydroelectric power plants, but they say customers can now purchase Renewable Energy Certificates to make up the remaining 37 percent. Moorhead Public Service says the Renewable Energy Certificates…

Carbon-Free Electricity by 2050 in Minnesota? Republicans Say Bills Will Skyrocket

Gov. Tim Walz says his clean energy proposals would put Minnesota at the forefront of addressing climate change

ST. PAUL, MN —¬†Gov. Tim Walz has set an ambitious goal for Minnesota to get 100 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050. Walz says his clean energy proposals would put Minnesota at the forefront of addressing climate change. The Democratic governor’s plan builds on the success of Minnesota’s Next Generation Energy Act, which passed in 2007. The…