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Local energy station dedicated

February 13, 2014

FAIRMONT — It took four years for Fairmont Energy Station to come into being, through the joint efforts of Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, the city of Fairmont and its residents....

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Feb-13-14 9:13 AM

"internal combustion"

I thought gas turbines were more reliable and efficient?

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Feb-14-14 7:11 PM

Dude! If we get a EMP burst here you got more to worry about then electricity!

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Feb-14-14 7:14 PM

Blue, Gas turbines take a de-rate for heat and cost more to operate in todays market........

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Feb-15-14 2:10 PM

Really? The most likely cause of a theoretical EMP burst means a nuclear weapon has discharged in the air over the central USA keeping the lights on will be the least of your worries if that happens...BTW Should that happen the new facility will not function. as it is not a hardened site and the ground grid does not act as a faraday cage...Back to the SYFY channel

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