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Editorial—Renewable energy not to blame for power failures

North Wind Staff March 11, 2021

Following the disastrous power outages experienced by Texas residents in mid-February, a national conversation highlighted the blame placed on renewable energy for the failure of the Texas power grid....

HERE TO HELP—The Superior Watershed Partnership’s location at 2 Peter White Drive on Presque Isle is home to the initiative which aids impoverished families in the U.P. with financial assistance to help cover the energy costs of heating their homes during the brutal northern winters.

Low-income households receive energy assistance

Jackie Jahfetson November 21, 2019

With cooler temperatures already settling in the U.P., low-income households will be eligble to apply for financial energy assistance to help heat their homes this winter. The Superior Watershed Partnership...

RES proposes renewable energy for Baraga

RES proposes renewable energy for Baraga

Jackie Jahfetson February 22, 2018

A wind farm with the capacity to power approximately 54,000 Michigan average-size homes is proposed to start construction in 2020 near Marquette. The recently proposed Summit Lake Wind Project will...

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