Dignitaries open Camp Ripley-Minnesota Power solar field

Staff Writer


After construction, storm damage and more construction, Minnesota Power’s 10 megawatt, $25 million solar field covering more than 60 acres of Camp Ripley has been opened. Dignitaries spoke about the field and cut the ribbon on it, Thursday. Pictured are (from left): ALLETE President and CEO Al Hodnik, Sen. Carrie Ruud, Congressman Tim Walz, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General Richard Nash.