WP&L now owns full ownership interest in the 95MW coal-fired unit, located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

WP&L president John Larsen said that Edgewater Unit 5 will provide the company’s customers with a reliable and efficient source of energy for many years to come.

The Edgewater power station includes three generating units with a total nameplate capacity of 770MW.

Wisconsin Electric Power, doing business as We Energies, serves more than 1.1 million electric customers in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and more than 460,000 natural gas customers in Wisconsin.