Minneapolis-St Paul

RES Americas to Develop 200 Megawatt Pleasant Valley Wind Farm for Xcel Energy

RES America Developments Inc., recently announced it has partnered up with Xcel Energy to build the 200 megawatt Pleasant Valley Wind Farm. Located near Austin, Minnesota, adjacent to the Grand Meadow wind project owned by Xcel Energy, Pleasant Valley Wind Farm is part of 600 megawatts of wind power recently announced by Xcel Energy in the Upper Midwest service territory.

Minneapolis City Council Green-Lights Value Capture District for Nicollet-Central Streetcar Line

Initial approval has been given by the Minneapolis City Council to redirect up to $60 million in property taxes to help pay for a streetcar line which would run along Nicollet and Central Avenues.