A Major Wind Project is now proposed for Dodge County - Called Dodge County Wind LLC

  • A 23 mile high power transmission line, to run from west to east through the entire width of Dodge County between Dodge Center and Hayfield.  This proposed transmission line will be built across rural Dodge County to the Byron substation.
  • 70 Wind Turbines in the proposed project with 60 located in Dodge County and 10 in Steele County - to be scattered over many acres on some of the best farm land in Minnesota
  • Most Wind Turbines in the project are very large - 283 feet tall with 2.5 Mw generation - among the largest in the State
  • New Electric substation to be built in Ripley township SW of Dodge Center
  • The MPUC is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to be available June 2019
  • Public Comments on the EIS and a public meeting will occur in July-August 2019

 This large Wind Project that will change Dodge County for Decades!

Dodge County Transmission Line _ Letter to Landowners

Dodge County Wind LLC Project May 2, 2019

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Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Scoping Decision

Dodge County Wind LLC Project  April 25, 2019

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Minnesota Public Utiilties Commission (MPUC) links for filing Public Comments to this Major Wind Project proposed for Dodge County:n Minnesota - go to:

https://mn,gov/puc/

To View go to Documents then eDockets

  • Type 17 in first field
    Type 306 in second field
    This is Certificate of Need
  • Type 17 in first field
    Type 307 in second field
    This is Wind Siting 

  • Type 17 in first field
    Type 308 in second field
    This is Transmission Route


How to File a Comment to MPUC on Wind Project - Click Link to View​​


KIMT News Report from Dodge CC Meeting - July 28, 2018

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Topic - Dodge County Wind LLC

Wind Turbine Siting - Legislative Report - Oct 19, 2017

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THE ISSUE IS NOT WIND POWER - IT IS WHETHER THIS WIND FARM (70 TURBINES)  AND LARGE TRANSMISSION LINE IS GOOD FOR DODGE COUNTY!



DODGE COUNTY WIND LLC

Detailed Maps of Proposed Wind Project including Transmission Line - Click to MAPS

Powerpoint Presentation from Dodge CC Meeting - July 28, 2018

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Post Bulletin Report from Dodge CC Meeting - July 30, 2018

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Topic - Dodge County Wind LLC

KTTC News Report from Dodge CC Meeting - July 28, 2018

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Topic - Dodge County Wind LLC