Wind Project Receives Regulatory Approval
Thunder Spirit Wind LLC received approval from the North Dakota Public Service Commission last week to proceed with construction of a 150 MW wind farm near Hettinger. The PSC approved the project on a split vote, with Commissioner Christmann citing concerns over the amount of wind energy as part of North Dakota’s energy portfolio. Project approval was granted after the company appealed and overturned a Federal Aviation Administration decision regarding the proximity of the wind farm to Hettinger’s airport. Read more in Prairie Business Magazine.