Minnesota power company looks to study big battery concept in South Dakota

One of the downsides of wind energy is there are times when it produces power that it isn’t demanded. That creates a storage problem. A┬áMinnesota-based power company is looking to store that energy by pumping Missouri River water uphill where it can later be released for hydro-electric power generation. The Fargo Forum has the story on an idea that is very early in the development process.

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Marcus Traxler, InForum

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Josh Wolsky

Developer & Writer @TheMinot Voice, Fan of the Souris River, There's a lot to Savor about Minot. Fortunate to be a 'former' City Council member ;)

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