16 06, 2016

Alpine Fully Powered

2016-12-06T16:58:28-05:00June 16th, 2016|

Wolverine is pleased to announce that, as of today, both Alpine Power Plant units are operational and capable of producing 410 megawatts (MW), enough to power nearly 120,000 homes. The Wolverine team successfully brought Unit […]

7 06, 2016

Alpine Reaches Full Load

2016-06-07T12:44:36-04:00June 7th, 2016|

Alpine Power Plant achieved a major milestone last week when Unit 2 reached full power output. It took about four days after completing the first successful start to work through some issues with wiring and […]

19 04, 2016

Ground Breaking for New Grawn Service Center

2016-06-07T13:22:39-04:00April 19th, 2016|

Plans for the new Grawn Service Center moved forward on April 8 as Wolverine broke ground on an 8-acre parcel of land in Grand Traverse County.  Located directly across from the existing facility, the initial focus […]

13 01, 2016

Partners for Power: Telling the Story

2016-12-06T16:58:28-05:00January 13th, 2016|

The journey for ten brave and generous electric cooperative employees has come to an end, but what they accomplished will forever change the lives of 54 families in the small village of Buena Vista, Guatemala. […]

23 12, 2015

Cooperation Among Cooperatives

2016-02-10T18:37:52-05:00December 23rd, 2015|

It is Cooperative Principle #6, Cooperation Among Cooperatives, and Wolverine recently adhered to it when they jumped on board to help build the very first substation for Ontonagon County REA. Wolverine’s Transmission Line Project Manager […]

22 12, 2015

All Major Equipment in Place at Alpine

2016-12-06T16:58:28-05:00December 22nd, 2015|

The Alpine Power Plant is really taking shape now that all major equipment has arrived and been sat on their foundations. Project Manager Brian Bejcek has provided the latest progress at Alpine:

The turbines and generators […]

11 11, 2015

Guatemala Suitcase Project

2016-02-10T18:33:53-05:00November 11th, 2015|

The locals in the small community of Buena Vista recently received approximately 450 pounds of donated items sent over in nine suitcases with the Partners for Power team. Wolverine’s Engineering Assistant, Laurie Millen, spearheaded the […]

7 11, 2015

Wolverine Leads Michigan’s Renewable Energy Future

2016-02-10T18:31:07-05:00November 7th, 2015|

Wolverine announced last week that it has signed another 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Exelon Generation for 153 MW of new wind generation in Michigan’s Thumb region. This PPA propels Wolverine to the top […]