Opponents say 14 turbines in Delta County are noisy and are a threat to birds.
The utility announced Monday that the 75-megawatt Pheasant Run II wind park in Huron County will be renamed the Brookfield Wind Park.
Consumers Energy, its contractors, Tuscola County-area landowners and local government officials held a groundbreaking event Friday to officially start construction of the company’s second wind park, called the Cross Winds Energy Park.
Consumers Energy is Michigan’s largest supplier of renewable energy and will soon be adding more to serve its customers. The company Thursday announced it had signed a contract with GE to supply 62 more wind turbine generators for the Cross Winds Energy Park in Tuscola County.
The struggling, longtime wind energy firm McKenzie Bay International Ltd. (Pink Sheets: MKBY) Thursday announced is pleased to announce that it has satisfied its outstanding debt with Jersey City, N.J.-based YA Global Investments LP.
The utilty holding company DTE Energy reported second quarter 2012 earnings of $146 million, or 86 cents a share, down from $202 million, or $1.19 a share, in the same quarter of 2011.
The Thumb Loop project consists of about 140 miles of double-circuit 345,000 volt (345 kV) transmission lines and four new substations. It will serve as the “backbone” of a system designed to meet the identified maximum wind energy potential of the Thumb region and will be capable of supporting a maximum capacity of about 5,000 MW.
ITC Transmission Co., a subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., will celebrate the beginning of line construction on its Thumb Loop Transmission Line Project in Tuscola County in an invitation-only event Friday
Consumers Energy has opened a development office in Caro as it moves forward with its Cross Winds Energy Park.
DTE Energy has issued a Request for Proposals that is part of the company’s plan to continue to add Michigan-based renewable power to its energy portfolio over the next two years.