Minnesota Energy Resources is currently studying the feasibility of extending natural gas service to property owners in the areas of Lake Sallie, Lake Melissa and Pelican Lake. The area is near Detroit Lakes in Becker and Ottertail Counties, Minnesota.
We have been working with the following local lake owner associations on the project:
|Proposed Project Timeline*||Completion Date|
|Initial survey of potential customers||Jul 2013|
|Community Informational Meetings held||Aug 2013|
|Engineering firm finalizes design, routing and costs||Spring 2014|
|Detailed project info shared with potential customers
Includes projected costs to individual customers
|3rd Qtr 2014|
|Formal customer commitments requested
Regulatory approval requested
|4th Qtr 2014|
|Construction of project for Lake Sallie and Lake Melissa areas||Spring 2015|
|Construction of project for the Pelican Lake area||Spring 2016|
* Timeline is estimated and dependent upon community support to proceed to construction.
Benefits of Natural Gas
Natural gas is one of the most versatile, dependable sources of energy. Compared to other fuels, natural gas offers many advantages.
- Pam Sarvela, Manager External Relations