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Michigan Cooperative seeks Federal Grant to Offset Nuclear Costs

Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative has submitted an application for $9.7 billion in grant and loan funding through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s New ERA Initiative, funded by the Inflation Reduction Act. If granted, the coop plans to use the funding to pay for power from the Palisades nuclear plant.

Wolverine Power Cooperative Signs Historic Agreement to Restart Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

Wolverine Power Cooperative (Wolverine) has entered into a long-term agreement with Holtec International (Holtec), a diversified energy technology company, that will pave the way for the restart of the 800-megawatt Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Covert Township, Michigan. Wolverine has committed to purchase up to two-thirds of the power generated by the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant...

Michigan Cooperative to Develop Solar Farm

The Wolverine Power Cooperative has announced its plans to develop a solar farm on 580 acres of land in Otesgo County, Michigan, recently purchased from Georgia-Pacific. The development is a continuation of Wolverine Power Cooperative’s focus on diversifying power supply through renewable sources and creating jobs locally.

Wolverine Expands Its Renewable Energy Portfolio

Wolverine Power Cooperative (Wolverine) has signed a power purchase agreement for a 150 MW solar farm in Michigan set to be operational spring of 2023, further contributing to its existing portfolio of 210 MW of wind and solar.

MISO Will Not Allow Shutdown of Presque Isle Power Plant

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) says We Energies’ Presque Isle coal-fired power plant in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula needs to remain operational for reliability reasons, despite a bid by We Energies to suspend operations.  We Energies had discussed retiring the power plant several years ago but changed its mind after Wolverine Power Cooperative (Wolverine) agreed to...