SMMPA reaps the western wind

On Jan. 1, Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) began taking energy from the 100-megawatt Stoneray Wind Project under a contract with EDF Renewable Energy (EDF). The project consists of 39 wind turbines manufactured by Siemens Gamesa and is located in Pipestone and Murray counties in southwestern Minnesota.

The wind farm began commercial operation in December of 2018. EDF has been selling the energy to others until Jan. 1, when SMMPA began taking delivery under the 20-year term of the agreement.


Want to read the full article? Full access to lakecitygraphic.com is only $35 per year. If you live in Goodhue or Wabasha County, you'll receive the print edition in the mail each week at no additional charge. To begin, fill out the form below. Already a subscriber? Log in or request an account below.

User login

Subscribe to the Lake City Graphic

Please select your subscription option below. The Lake City Graphic offers subscriptions using the form below. For all subscriptions, once payment is received, you will receive an email with a username and password to login to the site and access the e-edition. If you purchased a print subscription to the weekly newspaper, your first issue should arrive within a week.

Already a Graphic print subscriber? Click here to sign up for online access at no additional charge.

We use PayPal to process online subscription orders. To subscribe or renew by phone, call us at 651-345-3316 Monday-Wednesday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or Thursday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. To subscribe or renew by mail, complete this form and mail it with payment to Lake City Graphic, P.O. Box 469, Lake City, MN 55041.

The Lake City Graphic

graphic@lakecitygraphic.com
Ph: 651-345-3316 (M-W 8am-5pm; Th-F 8am-4pm)
Fax: 651-345-4200
P.O. Box 469
111 South 8th Street
Lake City, MN 55041