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Wind Energy Predictions

Back when I first started this blog about three years ago I did the 2011-2012 Thumb Wind Survey. I predicted a total of 466 turbines in the thumb by 2017. At 2019 there are 472 wind turbines in operation in the Upper Thumb.

Wind Farm Predictions from 2011

Today (October 10, 2013) the Huron Daily Tribune reported that ” “By sometime next year, we should have 328 wind turbines in Huron County because of what has been approved and what is under construction, Ninety-eight turbines are currently under construction.

Needless-to-say this is well beyond our expectation in 2011 of the projected turbines built and in place by 2017. Thumbwind.com will be consolidating its  tracking of projects  during the winter and projecting a 2014-2020 projection by January 2014.

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Mike Hardy

Author of a fun loving and event blog covering topics of the Upper Thumb of Michigan , the wind energy capital of the Great Lakes. Offering great trove of information on Wind Energy, Cheeseburger in Caseville, Saginaw Bay, Sailing.

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  1. June 30, 2017

    […] Back when Thumbwind was launched about six years ago we undertook the the the 2011-2012 Thumb Wind Survey. It was one of the most viewed articles we posted in the early days. We predicted a total of 466 turbines in the thumb by 2017. […]

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