Commission Says Power Plant Developer Still Eligible For Subsidy

Westmoreland Power Company remains eligible for $10 million in state aid to develop an electric power plant in southwestern North Dakota, even though its partner in the project has dropped out, state officials say. Westmoreland and Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. have been exploring the idea of building a power station near Gascoyne, in Bowman County, for…
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California Energy Commission Launches RE Tracking System

The California Energy Commission has introduced the Western Renewable Energy Generation Information System (WREGIS), a renewable energy registry and tracking system for electricity generation. This tracking system may be helpful for North Dakota to track our renewable energy objective of 10% renewable energy generation by 2015.  This legislation passed this year to measure the percentage…
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Senate Passes Energy Legislation, On To House

"HR 6 raises fuel efficiency standards in our nation’s car and truck fleet to 35 miles per gallon by 2020  This alone will save 2 to 2.5 million barrels of oil per day. Thanks to Senator Dorgan for his ongoing work to increase the development of our renewable energy resources and to improve energy efficiency.  Here’s the…
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US Senate Passes Comprehensive Energy Legislation

"HR 6 raises fuel efficiency standards in our nation’s car and truck fleet to 35 miles per gallon by 2020.  This alone will save 2 to 2.5 million barrels of oil per day.". Thanks to Senator Dorgan for his ongoing work to increase the development of our renewable energy resources and to improve energy efficiency.  Here’s the…
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Basin Electric Eyeing $400 Million In Dakotas Wind Projects

Basin Electric Power Cooperative is studying two wind projects in the Dakotas to produce a combined 200 megawatts – enough to power about 200,000 homes  North Dakota projects are really rolling out now: By JAMES MacPHERSON Associated Press Writer The Associated Press – Thursday, June 14, 2007BISMARCK, N.D. Basin Electric Power Cooperative is studying two wind projects…
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