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Excel energy to build 300-megawatt farm



Minneapolis, Minnesota – Xcel Energy has announced that they plan to build a 300-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Codington counties of northeastern South Dakota, the project is expected to start operations in 2021.

Xcel is the nations top utility wind provider, and with the addition of the Dakota project it will make Excel the first U.S. utility to surpass 10,000 megawatts of wind on its system. This is enough energy to power all the homes of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

The Dakota Range project will keep costs low in order to stay in competition with its competitors and over time customer bills will be lowered.

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