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Prairie du Sac using wind power


July 12, 2018

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The Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center provides power to Prairie du Sac residents. Providing 132 megawatts, the facility has doubled resident's use of wind power.

When customers of the Village of Prairie du Sac's Electric Utility flip on a light switch or plug in a device, they now receive more than twice as much of their electricity from wind power. The additional renewable energy is generated at the new Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center.

"Not only are we adding more renewable energy to our power supply portfolio with Bishop Hill III," said Alan Wildman, Village Administrator, "we are doing so cost effectively."

The utility's wholesale power supplier, WPPI Energy, entered into a power purchase agreement with Invenergy last summer to buy electricity...

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