Wind energy project lifts off the ground
The groundbreaking took place at a Noble construction site on Atwater Road near Ubly.
December 5, 2005
by Josh Fahlsing
in Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE - Community leaders, government officials and local business people gathered in a cold tent Friday morning to witness the groundbreaking of the Noble Thumb Windpark, a renewable energy project that will become Michigan's first commercial-scale windpark upon its completion in mid-2006.
The groundbreaking took place at a Noble construction site on Atwater Road near Ubly. When completed, the windpark will consist of 32 turbines across 4,700 acres of farmland in Bingham Township, and should be capable of generating 48 megawatts of electricity. Noble officials say that will be enough energy to power 16,000 'average' homes. The project will... [continue via Web link]