Saturday, March 18, 2006

We Energies' Wind Project

Blue Sky Green Field Wind Project will be capable of powering 45,000 homes

We Energies filed a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity application today with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for authorization to construct the Blue Sky Green Field Wind Project.

The proposed wind project will be located in the towns of Calumet and Marshfield in northeast Fond du Lac County. The wind project is being designed to generate up to 203 megawatts of electricity, enough energy to power approximately 45,000 residential homes. The project will consist of approximately 88 wind turbines with an installed cost of up to $346 million, which includes allowance for funds used during construction.

Note the We Energies is also building the largest coal burning power plant ever, just north of Chicago on the lakeshore.

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