August 27, 2014 - The Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Power are joining forces to build a major solar energy project at Camp Ripley.
The Guard and Duluth-based Minnesota Power on Wednesday announced a $25 million plan to build a 10-megawatt solar array spanning 100 acres at Camp Ripley, the largest military base in Minnesota.
They say the project will be the largest solar energy installation on any National Guard base in the country.
Minnesota Power will also install backup generation for additional energy security at Camp Ripley. read more>>>