A 50 MW baseload facility should produce about 350 million kilowatt-hours of electricity in a year. That comes to one-half of one percent of annual electricity sales in Wisconsin (almost 70 billion kWh).
This marks the last utility-owned renewable energy project in the development pipeline. To the extent that any Wisconsin electricity providers will need to add to their supplies of renewable electricity to meet the 2015 requirement, those supplies will be purchased from nonutility generators.
Read Tom Content’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinal article on the project.