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Apple Blossom
Location: Huron County, MI
Capacity: 100 MW
Homes Powered: About 38,000 (MI)
Completed: Year-end 2017
Customer: Consumers Energy

Apple Blossom is Sempra Renewables’ 100-megawatt (MW) wind farm project located in Huron County, Michigan. It harnesses the power of the wind to provide a new source of clean electricity and an economic boost to surrounding communities.

The project moved into full construction in fall 2016, created about 250 construction jobs at peak and approximately seven full-time positions. It utilizes 29 wind turbines, generating enough electricity to power about 38,000 Michigan homes. The wind farm was completed by year-end 2017.

The entire output from the wind farm has been sold to Consumers Energy under a 15-year contract.

Benefits

  • Created about 250 construction jobs at peak and seven full-time positions
  • Provides a new source of clean, locally produced power
  • Economic benefits include new source of revenue for local landowners without disrupting agricultural operations
  • Will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 205,000 tons annually, the equivalent of taking approximately 43,000 cars off the road