Partners for Power: Telling the Story

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. […]

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

Cooperation Among Cooperatives

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 […]

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

All Major Equipment in Place at Alpine

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 […]

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

Guatemala Suitcase Project

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 […]

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

Wolverine Leads Michigan’s Renewable Energy Future

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 […]

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

Michigan Legislators Tour Alpine

Three Michigan legislators took a field trip to the Gaylord area on Friday, September 18, to tour the new Alpine Power Plant. The House Committee on Energy Chair, Aric Nesbitt, Committee Vice Chair, Gary Glenn, […]

2016-12-06T16:58:28-05:00September 28th, 2015|

RES/Deerfield Wind Energy Project Update

Wolverine and RES Americas (RES) continue to move forward with the Deerfield Wind Energy Project, however the overall size has shifted from the original plan. Wolverine will now be receiving a total of 150 megawatts […]

2016-02-10T18:20:55-05:00September 2nd, 2015|

Team Wolverine Races for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

For the last four years, Tony Anderson, CEO of Cherryland Electric Cooperative (Cherryland), has hosted the Big Little Trail Races as part of his ongoing Marathon4Kids fundraising efforts to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of […]

2016-02-10T18:42:44-05:00August 25th, 2015|

Weathering the Storm Together

Northern Michigan endured a doozy of a storm on Sunday, August 2, and three of our member cooperatives experienced substantial power outages throughout their service areas. Approximately 38,670 Great Lakes members, 12,800 Cherryland members, and […]

2016-02-10T18:16:01-05:00August 18th, 2015|
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