Coyote StationLocation:

Two miles south of Beulah, ND.

Plant description:

Coyote Station is a lignite-based electric generating station with one cyclone boiler. Coyote Station provides baseload electric service, operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Station is operated by Otter Tail Power Company, along with Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Northern Municipal Power Agency and Northwestern Energy.

Power production capability:

The station has one unit rated at 420 megawatts.

Fuel source:

Coyote Station annual consumes about 2.5 million tons of lignite supplied from the nearby Beulah Mine. The mine is owned and operated by Dakota Westmoreland Corporation.

Plant history:

Coyote Station began operating in October 1981 and took nearly four years to complete. Otter Tail Power Company operates the Station and shares ownership with Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Northern Municipal Power Agency and Northwestern Energy.

Environmental highlights:

The Coyote Station uses a dry scrubber to remove sulfur dioxide and a fabric filter to remove particulates from stack gases to meet or surpass North Dakota and federal air quality standards.

Recent News

January 4, 2017

Coyote Station: Evolving to serve customers today and tomorrow

From the outside, the 450-megawatt Coyote Station south of Beulah looks nearly the same as it did in 1981, following […]