Department of Energy Presents Wind Study Results By Mary Cate Mannion Amid concern over tax incentives, the low cost of wind turbines and the price of wind powered electricity, a federal agency is predicting a large increase in the amount of electricity generated from wind. Twenty percent of the country’s electricity will come from wind generation by the year 2030 […]

‘Clean coal’ technology from MS to ND? By Dave Thompson Representatives of Southern Company – a power producer in the southern US – are talking with power companies in North Dakota about its clean coal technology – that it’s building at a demonstration plant in Mississippi. The plant – still under construction – will use a coal gasification technology to […]

ND PSC to investigate 3 recent power outages in north Fargo By: Adrian Glass-Moore , Forum News Service FARGO, N.D. – Three recent power outages in north Fargo have prompted an inquiry by the state’s Public Service Commission into Xcel Energy’s practices. Commission Chair Brian Kalk ordered the investigation after three consecutive days of outages beginning Saturday. “It’s just not […]

Brian Kalk is a retired member of the United States Marine Corps. Use of the military rank, job titles and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the United States Marine Corps, Department of the Navy, or Department of Defense.