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Minnkota celebrates 80th anniversary

Join Minnkota Power Cooperative in reflecting on an eight-decade history of powering North Dakota and Minnesota.

Our Power

Polar vortex reflections

Many regional energy entities learned lessons from the cold weather Maximum Generation Event of January 2019.

Our Power

Power of coal-laboration

Minnkota and BNI Coal have been building a stronger relationship around optimizing plant and mine practices – and it’s paying off.

Our Power

All in for the outage

Milton R. Young Station leaders leverage team coordination and adaptability for safe and successful planned outages.

News

A decade in review

Minnkota will celebrate 80 years of power generation and transmission in 2020, but the past decade has been among the most dynamic in the cooperative’s history.

News

Milton R. Young Station receives safety honor

Minnkota’s power generation facility has earned the Lignite Energy Council’s Distinguished Safety Award.

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Minnkota receives DOE grant for Project Tundra

Minnkota has received $9.8 million in federal grant funding to move forward on a Project Tundra design study.

Technology

Deep dive for data

A geophysical survey seeks to shake out vital subsurface information for North Dakota carbon storage projects like Project Tundra.

Features

Minnkota sponsors teacher for Lignite Education Seminar

Minnkota continued its tradition of helping a local teacher attend a four-day summit on lignite coal's place in our region's economy.

News

Covering new ground

Minnkota generation partner BNI Coal will research and test ways to improve its already award-winning reclamation processes.

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