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SWEPCO Adds New Wind Power Capacity to its Louisiana Grid

Southwestern Electric Power Co. has put the second of three new wind facilities online to its grid, serving customers in Louisiana and Arkansas. The 287-megawatt Maverick facility located southwest of Enid, Oklahoma, has 103 wind turbines and is part of the North Central Energy Facilities project. District 5 Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell says … Continue reading SWEPCO Adds New Wind Power Capacity to its Louisiana Grid

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SWEPCO seeks 1,200 megawatts of wind energy projects in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas or Oklahoma

Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a utility company of Columbus, Ohio-based American Electric Power (AEP), will request proposals for up to 1,200 megawatts of wind energy projects to be in commercial operation by Dec. 15, 2021. SWEPCO announced Monday (Jan. 7) the request for proposals. Each proposed wind power project must have at least 100 … Continue reading SWEPCO seeks 1,200 megawatts of wind energy projects in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas or Oklahoma

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GE Renewable Energy’s LM Wind Power Unit Inaugurates New Technology Center Americas Facility Near New Orleans

LM Wind Power, a unit of GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE), today announced the inauguration of a new Technology Center Americas facility to develop and test new techniques for designing and building wind turbine blades at its facility on the NASA Michoud campus outside of New Orleans, Louisiana. The new facility will provide LM Wind … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s LM Wind Power Unit Inaugurates New Technology Center Americas Facility Near New Orleans

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SWEPCO Announces Louisiana Settlement Supporting Wind Catcher Energy Connection

Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a unit of American Electric Power (AEP), announced a settlement agreement April 13 in the Louisiana Public Service Commission’s (LPSC) review of the company’s request for approval of the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection. The signed settlement agreement includes SWEPCO, the LPSC General Staff, and Walmart Stores, Inc. and Sam’s … Continue reading SWEPCO Announces Louisiana Settlement Supporting Wind Catcher Energy Connection

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