The Caro, Mich., Chamber of Commerce is will be giving public tours during the construction of Consumers Energy's 105 MW Cross Winds Energy Park beginning July 12.
According to Consumers Energy, the public education program will include a safety briefing regarding transportation of large wind park equipment and a guided tour of a construction site where wind turbines are being erected.
‘We're pleased to offer this unique educational opportunity to the public,’ says Brenda Caruthers, executive director at the Caro Chamber of Commerce. ‘This experience will focus on safety, details on how a wind park is built, and a guided tour of actual construction site.’
The $255 million Cross Winds Energy Park, located in Tuscola County, will be powered by 62 wind turbines when completed this year.