(GILFORD TOWNSHIP) -- A wind farm in Tuscola County set to be fully operational by the end of 2012 was completed ahead of schedule, according to NextEra Energy. The turbines in Gilford Township have been running for just over a month. The 68 turbines built by NextEra Energy Resources LLC are included with seven constructed in Saginaw County's Blumfield Township comprising of the Tuscola-Bay Wind Energy Center. NextEra, based out of Florida in the United States, invested more than $250 million into the project. The 120 megawatts generated through the wind farm will power around 50,000 homes.