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GREAT RIVER ENERGY

The transmission line is aimed at bolstering grid reliability as renewable energy replaces traditional coal-fired plants. It was one of 18 projects approved by the region's grid operator Monday.
A pilot project between Minnesota's second largest supplier of electricity, Great River Energy, and a Massachusetts start-up claims to have a breakthrough in battery technology that would allow for vast expansions of renewable energy on the power grid.
Renewable energy increases are not new across the United States. Learn more about local changes and Minnesota laws on renewable energy.
This story is the first in a series of two that discusses changes in coal power, the rise of renewable energy and how that effects users in our area.

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A hydroponic pod joined the trucks rolling through Wadena on Wednesday afternoon. The pod is an insulated shipping container designed to grow fresh fruits and vegetables all-year round as a part of a national program with the Electrical Power Research Institute.

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