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August 19, 2017
Tribune file photo / These turbines in Meeker County began producing power in 2011 as part of the Danielson Wind Farm Project. The Palmer's Creek Wind Farm proposed in Chippewa County will erect 18 turbines dispersed over a 6,150 acre area.
Chippewa County approves road agreement for wind farm
August 19, 2017 - 9:15am
August 14, 2017
Leech Lake Environmental Deputy Director Brandy Toft speaks at an unveiling ceremony Monday in Prescott for newly built solar arrays across the Leech Lake reservation. Matthew Liedke |Forum News Service
Leech Lake tribe unveils new solar panel arrays to benefit low-income communities
August 14, 2017 - 9:38pm
July 2, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Crews prepare Wednesday to demobilize at the Aurora solar project site near Paynesville. Owned by Enel Green Power North America, the Paynesville site was one of the last of the project's 16 sites to go online and start producing power in June.
Sun power on tap: Aurora solar project including Atwater, Paynesville sites producing power
July 2, 2017 - 7:42pm
Crews were getting ready to demobilize Tuesday at the Aurora Solar project site near Paynesville. Owned by Enel Green Power North America, the Paynesville site was one of the last of the project's 16 sites to go online. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service)
Sun power on tap: Minnesota solar project complete and producing renewable energy
July 2, 2017 - 5:02pm
December 14, 2016
Renewable energy sources, which include wind, solar and hydroelectric, account for 22 percent of Willmar’s power load.  Wind turbines produce just a small portion of that.

Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Nearly a quarter of Willmar's power is renewable
December 14, 2016 - 7:00am
March 21, 2016
Willmar’s wind turbines viewed from Kandiyohi County Road 90. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar’s wind turbines have best year ever
March 21, 2016 - 12:05am
January 26, 2016
Economics make renewable energy good for business and the environment
January 26, 2016 - 11:44pm
December 18, 2015
Committee discusses options for developing renewable energy in Kandiyohi County
December 18, 2015 - 12:08am
NLS wants renewable energy education center
September 18, 2015 - 10:45pm
May 26, 2015
Willmar considers renewable energy rate
May 26, 2015 - 11:21pm
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