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.

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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.

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