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Goodhue County wind farm all but dead

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It was a tough week for New Era Wind and its controversial 78-megawatt wind farm planned for Goodhue County.

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted to revoke New Era's certificate of need at a meeting Thursday, less than a week after Xcel Energy filed a lawsuit in district court to end power purchasing agreements with the long-delayed project.


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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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