There's more progress to report for area wind farms. The Pilot Hill Wind Farm in northwest Iroquois County and Kankakee County is expanding.
The Kelly Creek Wind Farm is an expansion of the newly-built Pilot Hill operation.
The Ford County Board gave unanimous approval (this week), paving the way for construction of the Kelly Creek Wind Farm. Resolutions approved by the County Board sets the stage for construction to begin this spring.
Engineering services are in place to oversee the construction of the wind farm in Rogers Township in northern Ford County. (near Kempton and Cabery).
Construction of the 184-megawatt wind farm is expected to begin in April. The project includes turbines in Norton Township in neighboring Kankakee County.