Merricourt Wind Energy Center

The Merricourt Wind Energy Center is a 150-megawatt (MW) wind generation facility. Located in southeast North Dakota, it harnesses some of our nation's best wind resources to generate clean, low-cost energy. After years of planning and 17 months of construction, the Merricourt Wind Energy Center started producing energy in December 2020.

The Merricourt Wind Energy Center, an approximately $260 million investment, is the largest capital investment in our history.

Powering the future

We’re committed to delivering low-cost, reliable energy across our 70,000-square-mile, three-state service area. The cost of renewable energy has decreased while efficiency has increased. This means our customers pay less to reliably power their homes and businesses because of renewable options like the Merricourt Wind Energy Center.

Merricourt Wind Energy Center Fact Sheet