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Michigan Wind

Exelon Generation has five wind projects in Michigan.  The five wind projects are capable of producing a total of 352.6 megawatts (MW) of clean electricity.

Michigan Wind Projects
Beebe Renewable Energy Wind Project

Beebe Renewable Energy Wind Project

Beebe Renewable Energy Wind Project is a 34 turbine, 81.6 MW wind project located in Ithaca, Michigan. Beebe went into commercial operation in December 2012. Consumers Energy is purchasing energy from the project under a long-term power purchase agreement.


Ithaca, Michigan 
Harvest I Wind Project

Harvest I Wind Project

Harvest I Wind Project was Michigan’s first commercial-scale wind project and spans 3,200 acres between Elkton and Pigeon, in Huron County, Michigan. Harvest I went into commercial operation January 2008 and its 32 turbines are capable of producing 52.8 MW of clean electricity. Wolverine Power Cooperative has a 20-year agreement to purchase the output from the Harvest I Wind Project.


Elkton, Michigan 48731
Harvest II Wind Project

Harvest II Wind Project

Harvest II Wind Project went into commercial operation in November 2012. Harvest II is a 33 turbine, 59 MW wind project located near Harvest I Wind Project in Huron County, Michigan. Consumers Energy has a 20 year agreement to purchase the output of Harvest II.


Huron County, Michigan 
Michigan Wind 1 Project

Michigan Wind 1 Project

Michigan Wind 1 Project is the largest commercial-scale wind project in Michigan and is located in Elkton, Michigan. Michigan Wind 1 went into commercial operation in December 2008 and its 46 turbines are capable of producing 69 MW, enough clean electricity to power approximately 20,000 homes. Consumers Energy is purchasing energy from the project under a long-term power purchase agreement.


Elkton, Michigan 48475
Michigan Wind 2 Project

Michigan Wind 2 Project

Michigan Wind 2 Project is located in Minden City, Michigan. Michigan Wind 2 went into commercial operation in January 2012 and its 50 turbines are capable of producing 90 MW, enough clean electricity to power approximately 30,000 homes. Consumers Energy is purchasing energy from the project under a long-term power purchase agreement.


Minden City, Michigan 
 

Wind Development

In January 2012, Michigan Wind 2 Project went into full commercial operation.  It is the first commerical wind project constructed by Exelon.  Harvest II Wind Project went into commerical operation in November 2012 and Beebe Renewable Energy Wind Project went into commerical operation in December 2012.

Generating More Low-Carbon Electricity

Exelon Wind was developed as part of our efforts to provide more low-carbon electricity in the marketplace through our environmental and business strategy: Exelon 2020.  A division of Exelon Power, Exelon Wind has wind projects in 10 states.

Emergency Planning

All Exelon facilities employ sophisticated emergency response plans to protect public health and safety.  These plans are reviewed and approved by state governments and regulatory agencies.  The emergency planning includes coordination with local counties, municipalities and school districts.

Supporting the Local Economy

Exelon Wind pays local real estate taxes totaling about $6.2 million every year to support county and township government, area schools, libraries, park districts and other taxing bodies where our plants are located.

Vice President, Wind and Solar, Exelon Power: David A. Drescher

Exelon Wind
Three Fountains Office Park 4601 Westown Parkway, Suite 300
West Des Moines, Iowa
50266

Snapshot
  • Number of wind projects in state: 5
  • Total number of wind turbines in state: 187
  • Total wind generation capacity in state: 352.6 MW
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