Tag: Dairyland Power Cooperative

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Three Coal-Heavy Utilities Team Up on New Gas-Fired Power Plant

September 30, 2021

Via: PowerMag

Bismarck, North Dakota-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative will join Dairyland Power Cooperative and ALLETE Inc. as co-owners of the planned Nemadji Trail Energy Center (NTEC), a combined cycle natural gas power plant proposed for construction in Superior, Wisconsin. The deal […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Wisconsin utility plans to retire 345 MW of coal early as controversial natural gas plans remain in flux

January 27, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

As the costs of maintaining old coal plants outweigh those of building new facilities, more utilities are choosing to retire their coal-fired units in favor of cheaper natural gas and renewables. “In addition to impacts on employees, many factors were […]