The Michigan Public Service Commission recently approved a contract between DTE Electric Co. and Pine River Wind Engineering LLC to build the Pine River Wind Park.
Pine River will design, engineer, construct, install, start up and test the project, which will be located in Pine River Township in Gratiot County and Coe Township in Isabella County.
The wind farm will comprise 65 wind turbines capable of generating 161.3 MW of energy.
It will begin operation on or before Dec. 31, 2018. After construction is completed, Pine River will transfer ownership to DTE Energy.