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Holland inks agreement to purchase energy from second wind farm


The Holland Board of Public Works has approved an agreement to purchase energy from a second wind farm, this one in Michigan.

The BPW board of directors on Monday, March 11, voted to recommend approval of a 20-year agreement with Bebee Wind LLC, which is developing the Bebee 1B wind farm project near the Gratiot County community of Ithaca. If all goes according to plan, the utility could begin receiving power from the wind farm by August of next year.

Holland would join four other member utilities of the Michigan Public Power Agency, including the Zeeland Board of Public Works, in purchasing 26.4 mega...