September 15, 2011

Bison 3 wind project set to begin construction

The Oliver Commission approved the permits to give the final go ahead for Minnesota Power’s Bison 3 project to begin. Minnesota Power is a division of Allete.
Jim Atkinson, Allete’s supervisor of environmental siting and permitting, met with Oliver commissioners Sept. 8 in Center. Atkinson said the 105 megawatt, $157 million wind farm project will be comprised of 35 3 megawatt turbines, each approximately 262 feet high, with 331 foot wide roto-dialers.

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