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ALLETE Selling 100 MW from Caddo Oklahoma Wind Site (Ind. Report)
ALLETE Clean Energy
Date: 2021-02-12
ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., is reporting PPAs with Oshkosh Corp. and Hormel Foods for a combined 100 MW from its 303 MW Caddo County, Oklahoma wind site which is under construction and slated for operation before the year end.

The approximately 110-turbine facility will increase ALLETE Clean Energy's total operating, under construction and build-transfer wind energy projects to more than 1,450 MW of nameplate capacity, according to the ALLETE release. (Source: ALLETE, Website PR, 10 Feb., 2021) Contact: ALLETE Clean Energy,

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ALLETE's Diamond Spring Wind Site Now Online (Ind. Report)
Date: 2020-12-23
Duluth, Minnesota-based ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE, Inc. reports the start of commercial operations at its 303-MW Diamond Spring wind site in southern Oklahoma. Diamond Spring is ALLETE Clean Energy's largest wind site producing enough energy to power about 114,000 homes and increasing the company's total wind capacity to more than 1,000 MW.

ALLETE Clean Energy owns, operates, has in advanced construction and has delivered build-transfer projects totaling more than 1,450 megawatts of nameplate wind capacity across seven states. (Source: ALLETE Inc, PR, 22 Dec., 2020) Contact: ALLETE Inc.,

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GE Supplying Oklahoma Wind Farm Turbines (Ind. Report)
GE Renewable Energy
Date: 2020-12-18
GE Renewable Energy has announced receipt of a 265-MW onshore wind turbine and 15-year full-service agreement order for ALLETE Clean Energy's 300-MW Caddo Wind farm in Caddo County, Oklahoma. The wind farm will utilize GE's 2.8-127 turbines. Construction on the project has begun, with commissioning expected in 2021.

The Caddo project is fully contracted for the first 12 years with three investment-grade Fortune 500 customers, according to ALLETE. (Source: GE Renewable Energy, PR, reve, 16 Dec., 2020) Contact: GE Renewable Energy, Tim White, CEO for Onshore Wind Americas,; ALLETE, Allan S. Rudeck Jr., Pres., Vince Meyer, IR, (218) 723-3952,,

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MinnKota Power Touting Project Tundra CCS Project (Ind. Report)
Minnkota Power
Date: 2020-03-30
Further to our 14th Jan., 2019 coverage, Grand Forks, Minnesota-based Minnkota Power Cooperative reports its planned Project Tundra CCS project is expected to capture 90 pct of carbon emissions from a single unit of the 455-MW lignite coal-fired 1970s-era Milton R. Young Station power plant in the city of Center. The project calls for carbon to be pumped into an underground geologic storage area on land underneath the lignite mine that supplies coal to the plant.

The planned project has received $30 million in federal and $15 million funding from the North Dakota Lignite Research Fund. The University of North Dakota is collaborating with Minnkota on developing the system with ALLETE Clean Energy and ALLETE subsidiary BNI Energy assisting with the development. (Source: Minnkota Power,Ap., 2020) Contact: Minnkota Power, Stacey Dahl, External Affairs, 701-795-4000,; Project Tundra,

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ALLETE's North Dakota Glen Ulin Wind Facility Online (Ind. Report)
Date: 2019-12-11
Minnesota-based Allete Inc. subsidiary Allete Clean Energy is reporting its 106-MW Glen Ullin Energy Center west of Bismarck, North Dakota is now online and producing wind power for Xcel Energy customers in the Upper Midwest. The 43-turbine wind facility produces sufficient electric power for about 55,600 homes.

ALLETE Clean Energy also developed the 107.5-mw Thunder Spirit wind farm near Hettinger and sold it to Montana-Dakota Utilities in 2015. ALLETE Clean Energy expanded Thunder Spirit to about 155 MW and sold the expansion to MDU in 2018. The company is also working on the 80-mw South Peak wind site in Montana with plans to bring it online near the end of the year to sell power to NorthWestern Energy. The company's approximately 300-megawatt Diamond Spring wind project in Oklahoma has broken ground and will sell wind power to Walmart, Starbucks and Smithfield Foods. (Contact: ALLETE, Business North, 10 Dec., 2019) Contact: ALLETE, Allan S. Rudeck Jr., Pres., Vince Meyer, IR, (218) 723-3952,,

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ALLETE Snares 303MW Apex Clean Energy Wind Project (M&A)
ALLETE Clean Energy,Apex Clean Energy
Date: 2019-05-06
ALLETE Clean Energy, a subsidiary of ALLETE, reports acquisition of the 303MW Diamond Spring wind project in Oklahoma from Charlottesville, Virginia-headquartered Apex Clean Energy.

With the acquisition, ALLETE Clean Energy will now build, own, operate and sell the wind power generated from the wind farm to two Fortune 500 companies under 15-year power sales agreements.

The purchase includes the two power sales agreements signed by Apex totaling up to 228MW and additional capacity to serve corporate and industrial markets.

ALLETE plans to break ground on the wind farm this year and expects to bring the facility which will generate sufficient energy for 114,000 households online in 2020. ALLETE Clean Energy currently owns and operates nearly 556MW of nameplate capacity wind energy generation in four states. (Source: Allete Clean Energy, PR, May, 2019) Contact: ALLETE, Allan S. Rudeck Jr., Pres., Vince Meyer, IR, (218) 723-3952,,; Apex Clean Energy , Mark Goodwin, CEO, (434) 220-7595,

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Allete Refurbishing 83-Turbine Oregon Wind Farm (Ind. Report)
Allete Inc
Date: 2018-12-19
Minnesota-based Allete Inc. subsidiary Allete Clean Energy reports it is refurbishing its 50-MW Condon Wind power facility in Oregon as part of a fleet-wide optimization strategy.

The refurbishing, which will include new equipment and system upgrades, is expected to extend the operating life of the wind park and better position it for extending its existing contract with the Bonneville Power Administration when it expires in late 2022. (Source: Allete Clean Energy, PR, Various Media, Renewables, 18 Dec., 2018) Contact: Allete Clean Energy, Allan S. Rudeck Jr., Pres., Vince Meyer, IR, (218) 723-3952,,

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Allete Unloads North Dakota Thunder Spirit Wind Farm (M&A)
Allete Clean Energy,Montana-Dakota Utilities
Date: 2018-11-02
Further to our 5 March coverage, Duluth, Minnesota-based Allete Clean Energy is reporting the sale of the Thunder Spirit wind facility in North Dakota to Montana-Dakota Utilities. The wind farm incorporates 16, 3-MW turbines generating sufficient energy for approximately 15,000 homes.

Allete also reports ground-breaking on a 106-MW, North Dakota wind project that will supply electricity to Xcel Energy under a 20-year PPA.

With these transactions, Allete now owns and operates wind generation facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Oregon and Pennsylvania, and plans additional projects in 2019.(Source: Allete Clean Energy, KDAL Radio, 1 Nov., 2018) Contact: Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.,; Allete Clean Energy, Allan S. Rudeck Jr., Pres., , Vince Meyer, IR, (218) 723-3952,,

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