Milton R. Young Station

News

Driving the dialogue on grid reliability

With grid challenges coming into focus, Minnkota leaders are working to chart a path forward.

Community

Minnkota and Jamestown students partner for improvement

University of Jamestown engineers-in-training used a senior project to help enhance Minnkota's plant systems.

Technology

Minnkota produces Project Tundra video

Minnkota has released a new 12-minute video that tells the story of its carbon capture initiative, Project Tundra.

Our Power

Power over the market

Minnkota's energy marketers combined the cooperative's reliable resources and demand response program to avoid a cold-weather crisis.

Technology

Finding injection perfection

The latest Project Tundra simulations show promising properties for CO2 injection and storage near Minnkota's Milton R. Young Station.

News

Minnkota donates pump to BSC

A recent Young Station upgrade led to an unexpected equipment gift to Bismarck State College's power plant technology program.

Community

Minnkota donates food and supplies to community

Minnkota's Young Station used a unique surplus of supplies to support the holiday needs of its home communities.

News

Young Station Unit 1 celebrates 50 years

On Nov. 20, Minnkota’s Milton R. Young Station will mark 50 years of generating reliable and affordable electric power for the region.

Community

For the heat of the hunt

This October, a national cocker spaniel competition found a host home on the shore of Minnkota’s Nelson Lake.

News

The precipice of power potential

North Dakota’s Capitol Hill cohort communicated proud support of Project Tundra during a recent tour at Minnkota's Milton R. Young Station.

News

Project Tundra progress continues amid pandemic

The carbon capture initiative is finding the support and partners needed for ultimate success.

News

Project Tundra receives $17 million from DOE

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded funding to the Energy and Environmental Research Center for the next research phase of Project Tundra.

Technology

Data from the depths

New 3D geophysical survey results will help clear another hurdle for Project Tundra's future.

News

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.

News

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.

Technology

Power of blockchain, unchained

Minnkota and the University of North Dakota are partnering to develop new technology to protect power facility control systems.

Technology

Project Tundra forges ahead

Carbon capture research continues to gain momentum at Minnkota's Milton R. Young Station with the help of industry partners.

News

Milton R. Young Station reaches safety milestone

Minnkota's power generation facility has passed a million work hours without a lost-time injury.

News

Gov. Burgum signs carbon capture bill

The tax exemption legislation will help North Dakota's coal-based power facilities move forward with carbon capture efforts.

News

Minnkota holds 79th annual meeting

Minnkota Power and Square Butte Cooperatives gather to reflect on a successful 2018 and discuss the challenges of the future.

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