Dairyland Power Cooperative

DTE Stoneman Station (Cassville, Wis.)

Wood Waste

A variety of wood waste is used to generate renewable energy at the DTE Stoneman Station

DTE Stoneman Station

DTE Stoneman Station biomass power plant

Dairylandís former E.J. Stoneman Station coal-fired power plant in Cassville, Wis., has been resurrected by current facility owner DTE Energy Services as a 40 MW renewable energy facility exclusively serving the Dairyland membership. Commercial operation of the 40 MW biomass facility began on Oct. 8, 2010. Renewable energy from the DTE Stoneman Station can power 28,000 homes in the Dairyland system.

Renewable energy at the Stoneman Station is produced through the burning of various types of wood waste, including green wood residue from forestry and tree trimming operations, railroad ties, demolition waste and sawdust.

Formerly a coal-fired power plant owned and brought into service by Dairyland in 1951, Dairyland sold the E.J. Stoneman Station (named in honor of Dairylandís first Board president) in the 1990s. Now, all these years later, the Stoneman Station is again helping power homes and businesses in the Dairyland systemÖ this time with renewable energy.

DTE Energy Services, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., acquires, develops, builds, owns and operates projects for large, energy-intensive industrial customers. The company is a subsidiary of DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE), a diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Information about DTE Energy Services is available at www.dtees.com.

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