Gratiot Wind Farm Project Powers Up in Mid Michigan

Wind Energy Development

Consumers Energy announced Gratiot Wind Farm Project is operational and contributes 150 megawatts of renewable energy to Michigan customers. Gratiot Farms Wind Project went online on December 16 and featured 60 turbines with a 150-megawatt capacity, enough to power about 58,000 residents. Consumers Energy acquired the project from Enel Green Power America, which started developing … Read more

Harvest Wind Farm Suffers Second Wind Turbine Fire in Michigan’s Thumb

Wind Farm Accidents

The Huron Daily Tribune reported that a wind turbine in Chandler Township caught fire Christmas morning, December 25th. No injuries or reports of damage were made; however, pictures of the turbine show scorched blades and generator housing. Local police cordoned off the area during the incident. Wind turbine catches fire in Chandler Township in Michigan’s … Read more

6 Reasons to Invest in Wind Energy Development for the Future

Renewable Energy Solar

There is no question that technologies such as wind turbines are less efficient than continuing to use fossil fuel. So why are we investing so much in renewable in terms of tax breaks and legislation? This video presents a non political outline of the situation that planet finds itself in. It does not offer any solutions. This was first posted on Thumbwind in 2012. Three years later it resonates even more.