Wind Farm Coming to Western Indiana

By Peter Ambrose

June 18, 2010 Updated Sep 20, 2007 at 6:48 AM EDT

FOWLER, Ind. (AP) - Construction is under way on a wind farm in
Benton County, about 30 miles northwest of Lafayette.

Orion Energy Group plans to erect 87 wind turbines on the site.
Each turbine will be atop a 265 foot tower.

Some Benton County farmers have cut down part of their crops to
make room for the turbines. Construction started in late July.

Orion plans to start selling electricity from the wind farm in May.

The turbines will generate up to 130 megawatts of electricity.




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