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Dairyland Power Cooperative Opens New Digital Operations Center

Dairyland Power Cooperative, which serves 700,000 in Wisconsin, is opening a new digital operations center. The upgraded center will provide operators real-time tools to manage the new and varied resource types on the grid.

Carbon Capture Project Moves Into Final Development Stage

Minnkota Power Cooperative has announced that Project Tundra is moving into its final stage of project development. The project combines decades of energy industry expertise to build one of the world’s largest carbon capture projects in North Dakota.

Partnership Between Sol Systems and Google to Invest in Renewable Energy Through Cooperatives

Sol Systems and Google are teaming up to support the development of new solar energy projects by providing capital to enable 225 MWDC of new solar projects and 17 megawatts of battery storage. Three electric cooperatives, Roanoke Electric Cooperative, Santee Electric Cooperative and Aiken Electric Cooperative are all beneficiaries of this funding.

Electric Cooperative to Construct Five New Solar Projects

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative plans to construct five new solar projects as part of its effort to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

AWS Expansion in Northern Virginia Set to House NOVEC Substation

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is planning three data centers in Northern Virginia southwest of Dulles International Airport. The site will be served by a substation from Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC).

Basin Electric to Purchase Interest in NTEC

ALLETE, Inc. announced that it is selling a portion of its ownership stake in the planned Nemadji Trail Energy Center (NTEC) to Basin Electric Power Cooperative. NTEC is a proposed combined-cycle, natural gas power plant to be built in Superior, Wisconsin, and is expected to be capable of delivering approximately 600 MW.

Minnesota Court Affirms Natural Gas Power Plant

The Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission’s 2019 approval of the Nemadji Trail Energy Center, a project developed by Dairyland Power Cooperative and Minnesota Power.

Tennessee Valley Authority to Build Kentucky’s Largest Solar Site

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) announced plans last Thursday to build the largest solar-plus-storage project in its Kentucky service area. The new Logan County solar farm, part of the TVA’s Green Invest program, will provide Facebook’s regional data center operations with 145 megawatts of solar power and General Motors’ Corvette Plant in Bowling Green with 28...

Hoosier Energy and Capital Dynamics Sign 150 MW Solar Energy Power Purchase Agreement

Capital Dynamics CEI, the Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) business line of Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, and Hoosier Energy recently announced the signing of a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Under the terms of the PPA, Hoosier Energy will purchase 150 MW of the power generated by the Ratts 2 Solar Project, a CEI-owned greenfield...

Iowa Coop Receives REDLG Loan to Assist Local Business Expansion

Pella Cooperative Electric Association, an Iowa electric cooperative, and Co-Line Welding, Inc. successfully secured a $1 million loan through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) program to assist with a $6,675,000 building expansion for Co-Line, a metal fabrication and manufacturing business and a member of Pella...

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