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Lake Winds Energy Park

A 1.6-megawatt wind turbine in Mason County's Lake Winds Energy Park. (Credit: Matt Roush/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Community Solar Concept A Big Hit At Michigan Energy Fair

Remember this phrase: Community solar. It may just be the way solar energy finally fulfills its promise of cheap, clean electricity. The dedication of a new community solar installation in Traverse City Friday was the buzz on Saturday at the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association’s Michigan Energy Fair in Ludington.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2013

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Lake Winds Energy Park Begins Serving Customers

Consumers Energy’s $250 million Lake Winds Energy Park began serving electric customers last week with a formal declaration that it has begun commercial operation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2012

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Consumers Energy Receives Approval for Its First Wind Park

Jackson-based Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest renewable energy provider, said it received approval July 7 from the Mason County Planning Commission of the utility’s special land use permit application for its first wind park – the 100 megawatt Lake Winds Energy Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2011

Consumers Energy's Wind Park in Mason County Moving Forward

Consumers Energy’s Lake Winds Energy Park in Mason County has taken another step forward with the signing of two major construction and supply contracts.  The utility’s first wind park is scheduled to begin operation in […]

11/21/2010

Consumers Gets Deal For 56 More Wind Turbines

Jackson-based Consumers Energy said Monday it had signed a contract with Vestas-American Wind Technology Inc. to supply 56 wind turbine generators for the utility’s Lake Winds Energy Park in Mason County. The wind park is […]

07/26/2010