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Work beginning on $300M North Dakota wind farm project

COURTENAY, N.D. — Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy is starting construction on a 200-megawatt wind farm in southeastern North Dakota. The Courtenay Wind Farm near Jamestown will cost about $300 million. North Dakota’s Public Service Commission in August gave Xcel Energy permission to buy the project from Geronimo Energy, which had problems securing financing. Xcel earlier had agreed to buy all power ...

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ND regulators approve transfer of wind project to Xcel

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota regulators approved the ownership transfer Monday of an unfinished $300 million wind farm project in the southeastern part of the state to a Minneapolis utility. The Public Service Commission approved the transfer of the Courtenay Wind Farm near Jamestown from Edina, Minnesota-based Geronimo Energy to Xcel Energy. The three-member panel approved the 100-turbine project for ...

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Xcel Energy agrees to buy N.D. wind farm project

Xcel Energy Inc. is buying another large wind farm. The nation’s most windpower-reliant utility said it will invest $300 million to purchase and complete a North Dakota wind farm under development by Edina-based Geronimo Energy. The deal, announced to investors and regulators on Thursday, salvages a project that might otherwise not be built because no wind energy company had stepped ...

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