By Michelle Froese Consumers Energy broke ground on its third wind energy project, Cross Winds Energy Park II, in Tuscola County’s Columbia Township.
Cross Winds Energy Park II will be capable of producing up to 155 MW of renewable energy, or enough to serve about 60,000 residents.
Michigan’s largest energy provider is working with lead contractor White Construction, which has started building access roads. It will begin constructing concrete foundations within two weeks for the 19 new turbines that will be 499 feet tall and generate up to 44 MW.
White Construction was also the contractor for Consumers Energy’s Lake Winds Energy Park near Ludington, Mich.
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