Minnesota Preparing for Clean Power Plan Regulations

MinnPost has published an informative article about the Clean Power Plan and its impacts for Minnesota.  They list the coal, oil, and natural gas power plants that will be affected.

Minnesota’s affected power plants
According to the MPCA, the following power plants in Minnesota will be affected by the EPA’s proposed rules.
Company Plant Primary fuel types
Austin Utilities NE Power Station Coal
Minnesota Municipal Power Agency Faribault Energy Park Natural gas
Hutchinson Utilities Hutchinson #2 Natural gas
Interstate Power & Light Fox Lake Oil
- LSP Cottage Grove Cogeneration Facility Natural gas
- Mankato Energy Center LLC Natural gas
Minnesota Power Laskin Energy Center Coal
Minnesota Power Tac Harbor Energy Ctr Coal
Minnesota Power Boswell Energy Ctr Coal
Minnesota Power Hibbard Renewable Energy Ctr Biomass, coal
Otter Tail Power Co Hoot Lake Plant Coal
Rochester Public Utilities Silver Lake Coal
Xcel Energy Allen S King Generating Coal
Xcel Energy Black Dog Coal, natural gas
Xcel Energy Riverside Generating Plant Natural gas
Xcel Energy Sherburne Generating Plant Coal
Xcel Energy High Bridge Natural gas

Read the full article here.

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