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November 14, 2014
Man pitches solar project to NLS
November 14, 2014 - 8:35pm
September 26, 2014
A small wind generator and two solar panels produce as much electricity each month as Ginger Homme needs to power, heat and cool her two-bedroom home in rural Granite Falls. She is opening her home from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4 to show others how renewable energy can work for them, and offer insight into how to do it right. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Go renewable the right way: Granite Falls homeowner to open doors to showcase renewable energy
September 26, 2014 - 11:23pm
July 13, 2014
Renewable fuels group blasts big oil
July 13, 2014 - 11:26pm
June 16, 2014
Great River Energy elects Spicer man to board
June 16, 2014 - 11:38pm
June 9, 2014
Willmar Utilities Commission OKs becoming a transmission owner
June 9, 2014 - 11:04pm
May 12, 2014
Cost-of-service study would assist Willmar Utilities in setting rates
May 12, 2014 - 11:28pm
April 28, 2014
One of the Willmar Municipal Utilities’ turbines is missing its nosecone after the apparent failure of a bracket on an access ladder to the nosecone. Other brackets were damaged at the same time, and the nosecone fell off. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Bracket repairs pending on Willmar turbine missing nosecone
April 28, 2014 - 11:33pm
April 19, 2014
Federal judge strikes down Minn. rules on out-of-state power plants
April 19, 2014 - 7:00am
March 24, 2014
Pete Swenson, from left, Mike Langmo and Fritz Ebinger discuss LED lighting in turkey barns during a recent seminar in Willmar. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Looking for savings in the turkey barn
March 24, 2014 - 11:18pm
March 20, 2014
Scott Rohlik, regional fuel manager with Central Harvest States, advised the Chippewa County Corn and Soybean Growers to plan ahead for tight propane supplies by contracting, adding on-farm storage and filling tanks during the summer.  Submitted
Propane supplies likely to remain tight for years to come
March 20, 2014 - 11:08pm
March 18, 2014
Bushmills Ethanol General Manager Erik Osmon said a new water treatment system will allow the ethanol production facility near Atwater to reduce its overall water usage by a third. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
With new discharge system, Bushmills Ethanol expects to shrink its water usage
March 18, 2014 - 6:00am
February 24, 2014
Small Nebraska agency might further complicate Keystone fight
February 24, 2014 - 9:00am
GE to spend another $10 billion on energy research by 2020
February 24, 2014 - 8:00am
February 12, 2014
Cars drive under a traffic sign displaying winter storm warnings after a rare snowstorm in Kennesaw, Georgia, January 28, 2014.
Credit: Reuters/Tami Chappell
Winter exposes weakness in U.S. natural gas supply network
February 12, 2014 - 7:54am
January 27, 2014
Xcel Energy says natural gas shortage could ease by tonight
January 27, 2014 - 1:00am