WBIW.com News - state

Brought to you by WBIW News and Network Indiana

Additional Wind Energy Plants In Development

Last updated on Sunday, April 6, 2008

(LAFAYETTE) - Three more locations near Lafayette could Join benton County in producing electricity from the wind that blows across rural land.

Invenergy Wind North America is developing the tri-county wind energy center. It's looking at starting wind farms on property in Southwestern Tippecanoe, Northwestern Montgomery and Northeastern Fountain counties.

A maximum of 500 megawatts of electricity, generated by approximately 344 wind turbines, is possible through the three-county project. Nearly 90 wind turbines have already been built near Earl Park in Benton County and are scheduled to be activated next month.

1340 AM WBIW welcomes comments and suggestions by calling 812.277.1340 during normal business hours or by email at comments@wbiw.com

© Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Click here to go back to previous page