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Sherburne County Generation Station

  • October 2, 2012 - 9:29 PM

 

Location: Becker, Minn., 45 miles northwest of Twin Cities

Fuel: 20,000 tons of coal per day from Montana and Wyoming

In service: Unit 1 (1976); Unit 2 (1977); Unit 3 (1987)

Owner: Xcel Energy Inc., except for Unit 3, which is 41 percent owned by the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency

Output: 2,400 megawatts, enough to supply 2 million homes

Source: Xcel Energy Inc.

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