Indiana Michigan Power now offers a live video stream capturing the peregrine falcon nesting box atop the Indiana Michigan Power Center building in downtown Fort Wayne.
The live video feed can be viewed at IndianaMichiganPower.com/FalconCam.
“The falcons are observed by many bird enthusiasts across the country and we are excited to unveil this new and improved viewing experience,” said Erica Putt, I&M Communications Representative.
The current pair of falcons nesting atop the Indiana Michigan Power Center are Moxie and Jamie. Moxie, the mother, is from Canton, Ohio, and the father, Jamie, migrated to Fort Wayne from Port Sheldon, Michigan. The couple has been nesting on the building since 2012 and has produced a total of 13 chicks.
Currently, there are four eggs in the nest with the first one being laid on March 8. The female does most of the incubating, which takes about 33 days. The male incubates the eggs while the female flies off to feed.
Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) is headquartered in Fort Wayne, and its 2,450 employees serve more than 589,000 customers. More than half of its generation is emission-free, including 2,160 MW of nuclear generation in Michigan, 450 MW of purchased wind generation from Indiana, 22 MW of hydro generation in both states and approximately 15 MW of large-scale solar generation in both states. The company’s generation portfolio also includes 2,600 MW of coal-fueled generation in Indiana.
American Electric Power is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, delivering electricity and custom energy solutions to nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states. AEP owns the nation’s largest electricity transmission system, a more than 40,000-mile network that includes more 765-kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined. AEP also operates 224,000 miles of distribution lines. AEP ranks among the nation’s largest generators of electricity, owning approximately 26,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. AEP supplies 3,200 megawatts of renewable energy to customers. AEP’s utility units operate as AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia and West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas). AEP’s headquarters are in Columbus, Ohio.