Topic - Energy

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Bakken energy production continues to boom, but growth is easing

Rob Grunewald, Dulguun Batbold
June 2014 - fedgazette

North Dakota oil boomtown has nation's highest rent

April 2014 - Community Dividend

Bakken stands out in comparison with other shale drilling areas

Rob Grunewald, Dulguun Batbold
January 2014 - fedgazette

Busting bottlenecks in the Bakken

In the district’s oil patch, massive investment in transportation facilities is easing the flow of energy to market
Phil Davies
April 2013 - fedgazette

Dealing with gas

Long-neglected natural gas is undergoing its own infrastructure boom focused on high-value gas liquids
Phil Davies
April 2013 - fedgazette

Working on the railroad - and the pipeline

Phil Davies
April 2013 - fedgazette

Three Affiliated Tribes to build oil refinery

January 2013 - Community Dividend

North Dakota oil boom squeezes seniors who rent

The surging energy industry in the Bakken oil patch may be making life harder for some area residents, particularly the elderly.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2012 - Community Dividend

Minneapolis Fed Directors Tour Bakken Oil Patch

David Fettig
September 2012 - Board of Directors

Sand surge

In Minnesota and Wisconsin, frac sand mining has lifted local economies—and stirred opposition
Phil Davies
July 2012 - fedgazette

Desperately seeking workers in the oil patch

Jobs go begging in booming western North Dakota and northeastern Montana
Phil Davies
April 2012 - fedgazette

Solar Electric Installations by State

Cumulative grid-connected capacity (MW) as of 2010
January 2012 - fedgazette

Solar forecast: Sunny with a chance of rain

Solar-electric installs have surged in the district, but the industry remains dependent on subsidies
Phil Davies
January 2012 - fedgazette

Energizing Native economies: Tribes build corporate governance to spur investment and development

Some American Indian tribes are overhauling their corporate governance structures in order to facilitate energy projects and other economic development on tribal lands.
Paula Woessner
January 2012 - Community Dividend

A new look at hydropower

Thanks to new technology and recent tax incentives, new energy proposals are coming to district rivers
Frank Jossi
October 2011 - fedgazette

Hydro in the Ninth District

October 2011 - fedgazette

homeWORD receives 2011 Innovation Award

July 2011 - Community Dividend

Transportation partnership offers economic hope in north central Montana

For many residents of Montana's Hi-Line region, an innovative transit partnership provides the means to pursue an education, commute to work, or access important services.
Sue Woodrow, Day Soriano
January 2011 - Community Dividend

Adopting a place-conscious approach to community development: A conversation with Margery Austin Turner of the Urban Institute

Community Dividend speaks with Margery Austin Turner, Vice President for Research at the Urban Institute's Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, to learn about her comprehensive, thought
Sandy Gerber
October 2010 - Community Dividend

Ninth District community developers use green innovations to help make housing affordable

For affordable housing developers, the goal of "going green" is not only to provide permanent shelter and community stabilization at a lower cost, but to provide low-income families with long-term red
Deborah Booth Summers
October 2010 - Community Dividend

Pedal to the metal in the Bakken

After a slowdown, North Dakota’s oil industry is going full bore
Phil Davies
June 2010 - fedgazette

CRF to launch green loan program for small businesses

November 2009 - Community Dividend

After the oil rush

In the Williston Basin, less drilling activity has created uncertainty about the future
Phil Davies
September 2009 - fedgazette

Vroom Vroom Vroom

2008-2009 Essay Contest Winner
Jacob Devine
September 2009 - The Region

Run over by gas

E85 is losing the battle with cheap gas, but promise for ethanol might lurk in other blends
Frank Jossi
March 2009 - fedgazette

How to Save Gas

Pricing mechanisms, not fuel-economy standards, offer the best hope for reducing motor fuel consumption
Phil Davies
December 2008 - The Region

Burn, baby burn

Michigan State Roundup
November 2008 - fedgazette

Burying the new jar of money

North Dakota State Roundup
November 2008 - fedgazette

Jumper cables tied to wind

South Dakota State Roundup
November 2008 - fedgazette

Whistling past the graveyard

North Dakota State Roundup
November 2008 - fedgazette

As long as we're taking emissions

Wisconsin State Roundup
September 2008 - fedgazette

Gale forces

North Dakota State Roundup
September 2008 - fedgazette

Oil refinery gets referendum passage

South Dakota State Roundup
September 2008 - fedgazette

Timberrrr ethanol

Michigan State Roundup
September 2008 - fedgazette

Dueling power plants

Montana State Roundup
July 2008 - fedgazette

Turning carbon into cash

Offsetting greenhouse-gas emissions is a burgeoning district industry with an uncertain future.
Phil Davies
July 2008 - fedgazette

Wind power: Huffing and puffing

North Dakota State Roundup
May 2008 - fedgazette

Letter to the Editor

March 2008 - fedgazette

Ethanol plants stopping, starting

North Dakota State Roundup
January 2008 - fedgazette

New business blowing into the state

South Dakota State Roundup
January 2008 - fedgazette

Synthesizing an energy market

North Dakota State Roundup
January 2008 - fedgazette

Putting a Price on Carbon

To address global warming, most economists favor a focus on prices, not quantities.
Phil Davies
December 2007 - The Region

Blowing down a wind farm

Montana State Roundup
November 2007 - fedgazette

Grid and bear it

We all pay dearly when congestion chokes the electrical system. A resurgence of transmission investment in the district promises relief—if new lines actually get built.
Phil Davies
November 2007 - fedgazette

All revved up over biofuels designation

Wisconsin State Roundup
September 2007 - fedgazette

Getting powerful windy out there

North Dakota State Roundup
September 2007 - fedgazette

Letters to the Editor

Response to July 2007 fedgazette.
September 2007 - fedgazette

State might be getting more refined

South Dakota State Roundup
September 2007 - fedgazette

Builders see green

Ninth District joins a growing trend in green construction.
Kathy Cobb
July 2007 - fedgazette

Green at any price?

Renewable-energy mandates raise lots of questions for electric utilities and consumers.
Phil Davies
July 2007 - fedgazette

Tax breaks make it easy to be green

Montana State Roundup
July 2007 - fedgazette

Watt if: Estimating the rate impact of RPSs

Phil Davies
July 2007 - fedgazette

Wind cranking power

South Dakota State Roundup
July 2007 - fedgazette

“Re-regulating” NorthWestern Energy

Montana State Roundup
July 2007 - fedgazette

On the energy menu: More sun, wind, water

Minnesota State Roundup
May 2007 - fedgazette

Pipelines to feed the beast

This nation's rapacious appetite for oil products and Canada's vast supply spur district pipeline projects.
Kathy Cobb
May 2007 - fedgazette

Spreading the oil wealth

North Dakota State Roundup
May 2007 - fedgazette

Ethanol: Pump it up

Minnesota State Roundup
March 2007 - fedgazette

How have lower heating fuel costs and a warmer winter affected your operations this season?

District Voices
March 2007 - fedgazette

Paying more for the juice

Michigan State Roundup
March 2007 - fedgazette

Judith Gap expansion in the wind

Montana State Roundup
January 2007 - fedgazette

Amber waves of biodiesel

Biodiesel production is growing fast in the district, but the renewable fuel isn't likely to save rural economies or help the country kick its oil habit.
Joe Mahon
September 2006 - fedgazette

BPA to lower energy rates

Montana State Roundup
September 2006 - fedgazette

Escanaba looking for more juice

Michigan State Roundup
September 2006 - fedgazette

Energy drives district farmers' planting decisions

Toby Madden
July 2006 - fedgazette

Renewable energy mandates sought for cities

North Dakota State Roundup
July 2006 - fedgazette

State unveils major power and energy project

North Dakota State Roundup
July 2006 - fedgazette

What power monopoly?

Montana State Roundup
July 2006 - fedgazette

A might breezy today (and every day)

Minnesota State Roundup
May 2006 - fedgazette

Regulation revisited

Montana State Roundup
May 2006 - fedgazette

Taking the shears to fuel costs

District businesses are turning to hedging as a way to cope with higher, more volatile energy prices.
Joe Mahon
May 2006 - fedgazette

An energized state: The year of the megawatt

North Dakota State Roundup
March 2006 - fedgazette

Biodiesel law sputters at the gun

Minnesota State Roundup
March 2006 - fedgazette

Pay less at the pump for bumpier roads

Wisconsin State Roundup
March 2006 - fedgazette

Molding a new industry

Recent oil pressures have threatened the recovery of the district's plastics industry, but firms can cope by adapting.
Joe Mahon
January 2006 - fedgazette

PPL rate ruling near

Montana State Roundup
January 2006 - fedgazette

Fickle like the wind

Wind farming is booming again in the district, but the industry remains dependent on federal subsidy.
Phil Davies
November 2005 - fedgazette

Four projects kick off "green" initiative in Minnesota

November 2005 - Community Dividend

Gasoline prices climb in response to hurricanes

Rob Grunewald
November 2005 - fedgazette

Sure wind power can make it on its own ...

... with a little help from turbine manufacturers, pollution regulators, power line builders and the overall energy economy
Phil Davies
November 2005 - fedgazette

Tougher mercury controls sought

Montana State Roundup
November 2005 - fedgazette

Big power, big money

South Dakota State Roundup
September 2005 - fedgazette

Black gold rush

High oil prices have brought happy days to the oil-producing parts of the district
Joe Mahon
September 2005 - fedgazette

Lighting up Big Sky, dereg style

Electricity deregulation comes to Montana—so far, to the cheers of some and the chagrin of many.
Frank Jossi
September 2005 - fedgazette

Alcohol buzz

North Dakota State Roundup
May 2005 - fedgazette

Hot gas over renewables

Minnesota State Roundup
May 2005 - fedgazette

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor on the March 2005 fedgazette.
May 2005 - fedgazette

How have high heating costs affected your alternative energy business?

District Voices
March 2005 - fedgazette

NorthWestern Energy invests in wind power

Montana State Roundup
March 2005 - fedgazette

Proposed Ninth District Coal-Fired Plants

Map of Proposed Ninth District Coal-Fired Plants
September 2004 - fedgazette

The new coal rush

Rising energy needs and relaxed regulations fuel a resurgence.
Frank Jossi
September 2004 - fedgazette

Wind turbine to power tribal college

August 2004 - Community Dividend

District ag and natural resource industries boosted by high prices

Amy Stittsworth, Rob Grunewald
July 2004 - fedgazette

Letters to the Editor

Comments on fedgazette articles on ethanol and exports.
September 2003 - fedgazette

North Dakota now has options

North Dakota State Roundup
September 2003 - fedgazette

State gets a new kind of farm

South Dakota State Roundup
September 2003 - fedgazette

Gentlemen, start your ethanol engines

Thanks to government-induced demand, ethanol production is on the fast track in the district.
Frank Jossi
July 2003 - fedgazette

Coalbed Methane Basins

United States Map of Coalbed Methane Basins
January 2003 - fedgazette

The next gold rush, or gold bust?

Montana debates benefits, costs of coalbed methane
Frank Jossi
January 2003 - fedgazette

What lies beneath

The bills come due for hardrock mining's toxic past
Douglas Clement
November 2002 - fedgazette

Letters to the Editor

Comments on previous fedgazette articles on feedlots and alternative energy.
September 2001 - fedgazette

Considering the alternatives

Rapidly rising energy costs and shrinking supplies are sparking creativity and generating new power sources
Douglas Clement
July 2001 - fedgazette

Emerging Micropower Technologies

Douglas Clement
March 2001 - fedgazette

Micropower: The next big thing?

New electricity technologies promise power to the people, but the revolution may be delayed
Douglas Clement
March 2001 - fedgazette

What's a watt?

What's a watt? A primer
Douglas Clement
March 2001 - fedgazette

Blowin' in the wind

Underneath the chaos of electricity deregulation, part of the answer (my friend) to future energy needs might be wind generation
Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2001 - fedgazette

Coal powers district electricity production

January 2001 - fedgazette

Corn farmers not alone on the ethanol bandwagon

Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2001 - fedgazette

Ethanol in the Ninth District

Ethanol Plants in Ninth District States
Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2001 - fedgazette

Power Struggle

Deregulation, once seen as inevitable in the electric industry, is now on the backburner in most Ninth District states
Douglas Clement
January 2001 - fedgazette

Pulling the plug on electricity deregulation?

As policymakers seek reliable power grids, utilities and large consumers cope with an uncertain regulatory future
Douglas Clement
January 2001 - fedgazette

Status of Electricity Deregulation in Ninth District States

December 2000
Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2001 - fedgazette

Under the Influence

All engines are go for the the ethanol industry, but whether that continues hinges on fickle consumers and government policy
Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2001 - fedgazette

Montana's blasting into (aero)space

Rosie Cataldo
October 2000 - fedgazette

Value-added energy drives North Dakota's lignite coal industry

Kathy Cobb
October 1996 - fedgazette

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