With the start-up of two 100-kilowatt (kW) wind turbines, the Village of Cascade became the first Wisconsin community to power its municipal wastewater treatment plant with 100 percent locally produced wind energy.
Wind energy projects developed by small political subdivisions of cities and townships, rural electrification cooperatives, and other municipal or quasi-municipal entities or municipally owned corporations that provide electric transmission, distribution or generation services.
Western Community Energy, LLC (WCE) develops community scale renewable energy projects, chiefly wind energy projects, for private landowners, cities, counties, schools, municipal/public utility districts, tribes, and small businesses.
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A utility owned by a city to supply utility services to residents in that city. Generally, surpluses in revenues or over-expenditures are contributed to the city budget.
Missouri River Energy Services put up four turbines near Worthington, MN.
Waverly Light & Power (WLP) was the first utility in the Midwest to invest in wind energy with an 80 kW turbine in 1993.
Traverse City, Michigan was the first municipal utility in the state to install a utility scale turbine in 1996.
There are three turbines in Algona, Iowa owned by a consortium of municipal utilities.