Some of our greatest assets are the oldest. That’s certainly true of the 13 hydroelectric plants that we operate along five rivers that run through our state. Built between 1906 and 1935, our heritage is rooted in these renewable energy sources. Hydropower is one of Michigan’s most important homegrown energy sources. It produces clean, reliable power that we’ve been able to count on for more than a century.
Want to learn more about hydro dams?
No significant projects are planned at Hardy Dam in 2020. A future spillway project at the facility is in the design and engineering phase. When a construction project is scheduled, particularly one that will require a drawdown of a hydro pond, we will list details here For additional information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Leader in Sustainability
We’re ranked second in the country among energy providers for sustainable environmental, social and economic practices.Learn More
Batty About Wildlife
Animals thrive in the rivers and forests in and around our hydroelectric properties. Bats are especially drawn to cave-like spillways at the dams.Read More
Electric Operations Statistics
If you want to know the numbers behind electric operations, we’re happy to oblige.Show Me