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GREAT FALLS — An energy company has canceled plans for a wind farm in central Montana, saying a price set by regulators makes the project unfeasible.

The Great Falls Tribune reports that TransAlta scrapped the 21-megawatt farm near Martinsdale after the Public Service Commission approved a price of $23.30 per megawatt hour.

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The Calgary-based company wanted more than $43 per megawatt hour for the power. Northwestern Energy, which would have purchased the power produced by TransAlta's facility, wanted a price of $13.96.

The PSC acted as a mediator between the two companies.

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