Wind Farm on the Way for ND

John Davis

Minnkota Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc., and Otter Tail Power Company have announced they will develop the Langdon Wind Project… which will become the largest wind farm in North Dakota.Otter Tail Power Co.

According to a company press release, the 25-year agreements say Minnkota will purchase 99 megawatts of wind-generated power and Otter Tail Power Company will buy 19.5 MW of wind power. Also, Otter Tail will own an additional 40.5 MW at the project site:

“We’re pleased to have this renewable energy purchase agreement in place,” said David Loer, Minnkota President and CEO. “In response to customers’ interest, Minnkota is seeking to add more economical renewable generation to our energy resources. We’re proud to be part of this FPL Energy project, which will be the single largest wind farm in the state of North Dakota.”

The Langdon Wind Project is expected to put out 159 MW at its peak. It will be operated by FPL Energy… which already runs four other wind projects in the state.