Marquette Officials Discuss Presque Isle Power Plant Ownership Plan
Mayor John DePetro at Presque Isle Power Plant press conference.
MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – WE Energies and Wolverine Power Cooperative announced earlier this week that the two companies will pursue joint ownership and the addition of state-of-the-art emission controls at the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette.
Wolverine will invest approximately $130 to $140 million to retrofit the facility to meet expected environmental regulations. WE Energies and its employees will continue to operate the Presque Isle Plant as well as the air quality control system.
Current Marquette Mayor Johnnie DePetro and former Mayor John Kivela joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to discuss the process of how this decision was reached and what it means for the future of the City of Marquette.
LISTEN – Marquette Mayors Johnnie DePetro and John Kivela talk about the new ownership agreement for the Presque Isle Power Plant.