Meridian Wind Farm is a 224.94MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Michigan, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by DTE Electric. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 78,000 households. The project cost is expected to be around $300m.

The Meridian Wind Farm (Meridian Wind Farm-I), will have 89m high towers.

The Meridian Wind Farm (Meridian Wind Farm-II), will have 82m high towers.

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Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Contractors involved

Meridian Wind Farm (Meridian Wind Farm-I) will be equipped with GE Renewable Energy 2.8-127 turbines. The phase consists of 67 turbines with 2.82MW nameplate capacity.

Meridian Wind Farm (Meridian Wind Farm-II) will be equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V136-3.6MW turbines. The phase consists of 10 turbines with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

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About DTE Electric

DTE Electric Company (DTE Electric), formerly Detroit Edison Company is an electric utility. It is one of the largest electric utilities in Michigan state. The company carries out the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. DTE Electric supplies electricity to over 2.1 million customers in southeastern Michigan. The company uses coal, natural gas, nuclear fuel, renewable sources and pumped storage (hydro) to generate electricity. DTE Electric has 11,084 MW capacity. It operates Fermi 2 nuclear power plant, which generates about 1.1 million kW electricity and accounts for 30% of Michigan's total nuclear generation capacity. The company generates and purchases electricity, and sells it to the residential, commercial and industrial customers throughout southeastern Michigan. The company is an operating subsidiary of DTE Energy Company. DTE Electric is headquartered in Michigan, Detroit, the US

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.