Benson signs letter of intent with Nature Energy

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By Reed Anfinson
Swift County Monitor-News

A letter of intent between the City of Benson and Danish firm Nature Energy was signed by the city council in a special meeting last Thursday noon.

While discussions are in the very early stages, if they workout Nature Energy could be investing up to $60 million in a biogas operation that could create enough gas to heat between 11,000 and 12,000 homes. Nature Energy and the City of Benson have been in preliminary discussions for the past six months.

The new business, if it is developed, would also bring in 20 new jobs and create 30 to 40 indirect jobs...


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