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

DTE Energy on Wind Turbine Taxes – “Appeal Each One!”

ThumbWind Archive

DTE Appeals Taxes for Wind Turbines in 2016 “There’s an Appeal for Every Turbine”  That’s the statement made to the Huron Daily Tribune from Scott Simons, of DTE Energy Media Relations. DTE Energy has filed more than 60 appeals for wind turbines in the Michigan Thumb Wind parks in Huron Gratiot and Sanilac counties. Exelon … Read more

Michigan Thumb Reject Wind Projects

Michigan Wind Farms

May 2017 – Voters in Michigan’s Upper Thumb rejected proposals that would have allowed two wind farm projects to proceed in Huron county. In a referendum held May 2, 2017 voters defeated a proposal for a renewable energy project by DTE Energy extending just under 17,000 acres. 70 turbines would have been placed with landowners … Read more