Xcel fails to reach lawsuit settlement with enXco over stalled $400 million N.D. wind farm
Published 03/20/2012, St. Paul Pioneer Press
Xcel Energy and enXco Development Corp. of San Diego had planned to build a 150-megawatt wind farm named Merricourt in southeastern North Dakota last year until the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the project could harm nearby plovers and whooping cranes, both protected species. Minneapolis-based Xcel pulled out of the project and enXco and Xcel sued one another.Word count: 236
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