October 31, 2013: MDU signs agreement to purchase power from this wind project.
- 75 turbine-wind-farm near Hettinger
- $300 million project
- one commissioner cited 2007 ND legislation mandating 10% of state's energy production from renewable sources (such as wind) by 2015
- one commissioner noted that the 10% mandate had been surpassed
- no customer for electricity from this wind farm yet
- one commissioner suggested the oil patch might benefit from the electricity