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North Dakota PSC hosting conference of energy regulators

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Public Service Commission is hosting a conference of energy regulators from 14 states. The three-day Mid-America Regulatory Conference begins Monday in Bismarck and brings together utility and energy regulatory agencies in states from the Dakotas to Texas. North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk was elected president of the group last year. The ...

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North Dakota regulators OK Xcel Energy settlement refund

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Xcel Energy customers in North Dakota will get a refund as part of an ongoing settlement in the utility’s dispute with the federal government over the storage of spent nuclear fuel. The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved the refund, which totals about $700,000 and will average about $3 per customer. The Minneapolis-based utility ...

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PSC sets hearings for proposed Stark County wind farm

The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold hearings regarding the proposed Stark County wind farm. (Image: Duke Energy via Flickr)

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Public Service Commission has slated public hearings on a proposed wind farm and associated electric transmission line in Stark County. The PSC has set the meetings for March 30 in Dickinson. Brady Wind LLC has submitted applications for project that includes 87 wind turbines and a 19-mile transmission line south of Dickinson. The company ...

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North Dakota hits pipeline firm with more oversight charges

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota is assessing an additional $100,000 fee to pay for an independent review of the construction of the biggest-capacity pipeline proposed to date to move crude from the state’s oil patch. The state Emergency Commission voted Wednesday to charge Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners the to cover the cost of the third-party monitoring for the proposed Dakota ...

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PSC sets hearings for proposed wind farm in Stark County

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Public Service Commission has slated public hearings on a proposed wind farm and associated electric transmission line in Stark County. The PSC has set the meetings for March 2 in Dickinson. Brady Wind LLC has submitted applications for project that includes 87 wind turbines and a 19-mile transmission line south of Dickinson. The company ...

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Public hearing scheduled in Watford City for proposed crude oil pipeline

BISMARCK, ND – The North Dakota Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a public hearing in Watford City on Thursday, Feb. 11, regarding a proposal for a crude oil pipeline in McKenzie County. Tesoro High Plains Pipeline Company, LLC, has submitted an application for a permit for the Targa Antelope Lateral Pipeline Project. The new 1.4-mile long, 12-inch diameter crude ...

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North Dakota PSC approved $2.1B in projects in 2015

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s Public Service Commission last year approved $2.1 billion worth of energy-related projects. The PSC says that’s down from $2.7 billion in 2014 but up $1 billion from 2013. The three-member panel regulates coal mining, land reclamation, pipelines, electric and gas utilities, grain elevators, telecommunications and auctioneers. A big part of its recent workload has involved ...

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North Dakota regulators approve Dakota Access Pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota regulators on Wednesday approved the biggest-capacity crude pipeline proposed to date that would move nearly 600,000 barrels daily from the oil patch to Illinois. Some things to know about the $3.8 billion, 1,150-mile project that crosses four states: WHAT HAPPENED? The North Dakota Public Service Commission had been reviewing Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners’ permit for 13 months. ...

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