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Subject:  wind farm on line in Michigan Date:  12/1/2012  5:42 PM
Author:  steve203 Number:  18058 of 18731

Lake Winds Energy Park Begins Serving Customers

LUDINGTON, Mich., Nov. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy's $250 million Lake Winds Energy Park began serving electric customers today with a formal declaration that it has begun commercial operation.

Lake Winds is Consumers Energy's first wind park and has a generating capacity of 100 megawatts. It consists of 56 wind-generation turbines, all located in Riverton and Summit townships in Mason County. The utility's investment in Lake Winds was made possible by Michigan's landmark energy reform law.

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