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This winter’s weather conditions are making rooftop snow and ice removal and other activities near power lines potentially hazardous, warns Otter Tail Power Company’s Safety Services Manager Eric Hamm.
Runestone Electric Association (REA) broke ground on Monday, August 27 to mark the start of construction on its new headquarters facility located at the existing Operations Center, south of Alexandria on Highway 29.
A lot of business at the April 24 Douglas County commissioners’ meeting was routine – but a few new things popped.
The Runestone Electrical Association (REA) may be relocating its corporate offices to Lake Mary Township.
If you’re wondering what to give this holiday season, consider gifts that save energy. Energy savings is a gift that keeps giving year round. Otter Tail Power Company offers these energy-saving gift ideas for the people on your list.
Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) has agreed to a twenty year purchased power agreement with WPPI Energy for output from the Point Beach Nuclear Plant (Point Beach) located near Two Rivers, Wisconsin.
Otter Tail Power Company reminds farm workers to keep machinery away from utility poles, overhead lines, and other electrical equipment. Even when no injuries occur, contact with power lines can damage farm equipment and interrupt electrical service, which poses a threat to medically fragile people who rely on electricity to operate life-support systems.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) has granted Otter Tail Power Company a revenue increase of $4.99 million, or about 3.75 percent.
This excluded the effect of recovery for wind energy resources and for more Conservation Improvement Program (CIP) costs that will move from the Resource Adjustment into the base rate portion of customers’ electric service statements.
More than 600 Runestone Electric Association (REA) members and guests gathered Saturday, March 26 at Jefferson High School in Alexandria for the 75th annual meeting of the electric cooperative.
During the business meeting, Board President Audrey Hjelle and CEO Rick Banke gave reports on the activities and financial condition of the cooperative. The cooperative reported assets of $60 million with more than 13,600 accounts at the end of 2010.
Harnessing solar energy to power a home or business in Minnesota may seem like a challenge, but a growing number of residents and companies are finding that Minnesota is a much sunnier state than its numerous gray, winter days would suggest.
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