Western North Dakota in the midst of a wind boom

 Jun 20 2016
Western North Dakota in the midst of a wind boom

DICKINSON -- While the oil boom in North Dakota may be over, the recent wind boom could be here to stay.

In the past decade, there have been more than 400 wind turbines placed on the western side of the state with an additional 550 proposed to be constructed by 2018.

The North Dakota Public Service Commission has approved every wind farm in the state and Commissioner Brian Kalk said there will only be more wind farm developments in the future.

“North Dakota’s wind capacity is the best in the country,” Kalk said.

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