HETTINGER, N.D. — Montana-Dakota Utilities says it has bought a wind farm near Hettinger.
The division of MDU Resources Group Inc. says it has purchased Thunder Spirit Wind from ALLETE Clean Energy. A price was not disclosed.
ALLETE completed the $220 million wind farm project last week, and the 107.5-megawatt farm can serve about 35,000 homes. All 43 turbines are in commercial operation.
Montana-Dakota says it was able to connect the wind farm to its transmission system in an area the company already provides electric service.
Montana-Dakota says it will have employees on site to manage the site and grounds maintenance, and Nordex will have staff on site to operate and maintain the towers.
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