Overview

View our Power Supply Portfolio

See location details below

MMPA takes a long-term approach to power supply planning that includes assembling a diversified portfolio of owned and purchased generation containing both conventional and renewable resources. The Agency’s power supply portfolio includes water, wind, biomass, and natural gas to generate electricity.

MMPA is committed to generating energy in an environmentally sustainable manner. Please visit our Sustainable Energy page for more information.

MMPA’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) was filed with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on December 20, 2013. It describes our power supply needs and alternative resources.  Click here to read MMPA’s 2013 IRP.

Faribault Energy Park

Technology:
Dual-fuel (natural gas and fuel oil); combined cycle

Capacity:
300 MW

Location:
Fairbault, MN

Minnesota River Station

Technology:
Dual–fuel (natural gas and fuel oil)

Capacity:
49 MW

Location:
Chaska, MN

Oak Glen Wind Farm

Technology:
Wind

Capacity:
44 MW

Location:
Steele County, MN

Hometown BioEnergy

Technology:
Biomass

Capacity:
8 MW

Location:
Le Sueur County, MN

Black Oak Getty Wind Farm

Technology:
Wind

Capacity:
78 MW

Location:
Stearns County, MN

Western Area Power Administration

Technology:
Hydropower

Capacity:
10,000 MW

Location:
Western Half of the United States

Visit Faribault Energy Park

Visitors are invited to walk among 35 acres of wetlands and drop a fishing line at one of the cleanest-burning, most efficient electrical generation plants in the Midwest. The observation room is open for tours by appointment.

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