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Converting Organic Waste into Renewable Transportation Fuel

Converting Organic Waste into Renewable Transportation Fuel

When Xcel Energy announced plans to retire two of its three coal-fired power generating units at the Sherburne County Generating Station (SHERCO) in Becker, MN sometime after 2023, it left a significant hole in the city’s long-term economic development plans. As the largest coal-fired power plant in the upper Midwest, the SHERCO plant drives more than 70 percent of Becker’s tax levy and employs nearly 350 people.But new plans have emerged that may salvage jobs and tax revenue alike, thanks ... Read More

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