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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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Quinbrook Commences Operations at $270 Million USD Persimmon Creek Wind Farm

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners (“Quinbrook”), a global investment manager specializing in lower carbon and renewable energy infrastructure assets, has announced the successful completion of construction and the commencement of commercial operations at the 200 megawatt (MW) Persimmon Creek wind farm in Oklahoma (“Persimmon”). Persimmon’s construction was completed in under nine months by Wanzek Construction and utilizes … Continue reading Quinbrook Commences Operations at $270 Million USD Persimmon Creek Wind Farm

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Oklahoma Wind Farms Mapped

Most of Oklahoma’s wind turbines are located in the western half of the state and are part of 58 distinct, multiple-turbine wind farm projects that vary in size, the data show, ranging from small installations like the nine-turbine Buffalo Bear wind farm near Buffalo, Okla., to the 162-turbine Balko Wind Project in the Panhandle’s Beaver … Continue reading Oklahoma Wind Farms Mapped

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Oklahoma holds high wind energy production marks

Oklahoma was among four states nationwide to generate at least 30 percent of the electricity produced inside state borders last year, according to a new industry report. The report published by the American Wind Energy Association shows that Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa and South Dakota achieved that mark for 2017. Oklahoma ranked second in the country … Continue reading Oklahoma holds high wind energy production marks

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Top six wind energy trends in 2017

AWEA released its 2017 Annual Market report today, and it’s full of new data and positive industry trends observed over the past year. There’s a lot of good news to share, and the full report is definitely worth a read, but here are a few key takeaways you need to know: More families and businesses … Continue reading Top six wind energy trends in 2017

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Enel’s says agreement with Anheuser-Busch helped make it a top wind producer in Oklahoma

The King of Beers has helped Enel become Oklahoma’s king of wind. The wind energy producer’s U.S. subsidiary, Enel Green Power North America, announced this month it became the Sooner State’s largest wind energy producer after activating its Thunder Ranch and Red Dirt wind farms. The company helped pay for building both facilities through power-purchase … Continue reading Enel’s says agreement with Anheuser-Busch helped make it a top wind producer in Oklahoma

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Quinbrook Closes $268 Million Tax Equity and Construction Financing to Build 200 MW Wind Energy Project in Oklahoma

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners (“Quinbrook”), a global investment manager specializing in lower carbon and renewable energy infrastructure assets and GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that the Quinbrook Low Carbon Power Fund has closed construction and tax equity financing of the 200 Megawatt (MW) first stage of the GE-powered 365 MW Persimmon wind farm project (“Persimmon”) in … Continue reading Quinbrook Closes $268 Million Tax Equity and Construction Financing to Build 200 MW Wind Energy Project in Oklahoma

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Enel becomes the largest wind energy player in Oklahoma

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its US-based renewables subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), started operations of the Thunder Ranch wind farm, which has a capacity of around 298 MW, and of the Red Dirt wind facility, which has a capacity of around 300 MW, both located in Oklahoma. As a result, EGPNA has … Continue reading Enel becomes the largest wind energy player in Oklahoma

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Route being finalized for $4.5 billion Oklahoma wind farm project

The route for a $4.5 billion wind farm project in Oklahoma is being finalized. The Wind Catcher Energy Connection project includes a wind farm, a 350-mile power line and two substations. The wind farm would be built on 300,000 acres in Cimarron and Texas counties with a power line connecting the farm to Tulsa. The … Continue reading Route being finalized for $4.5 billion Oklahoma wind farm project

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EDF Renewable Energy and Kimberly-Clark Announce Commercial Operation at Rock Falls Wind Farm in the United States

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), EDF Energies Nouvelles’ North American subsidiary, announced today that the 154 megawatt (MW) Rock Falls Wind Project has begun commercial operation in the United States.  Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) signed an agreement earlier this year with EDF RE for 120 MW of generation which marks Kimberly-Clark’s first utility scale use … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy and Kimberly-Clark Announce Commercial Operation at Rock Falls Wind Farm in the United States

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EDF Renwable Energy and Kimberly-Clark announce commercial operation at Rock Falls Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced today that the 154 megawatt (MW) Rock Falls Wind Project (Project) has begun commercial operation. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) signed an agreement earlier this year with EDF RE for 120 MW of generation which marks Kimberly-Clark’s first utility scale use of renewable energy. Rock Falls Wind Project, located in … Continue reading EDF Renwable Energy and Kimberly-Clark announce commercial operation at Rock Falls Wind Project

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Google powers up with wind energy from Iowa, South Dakota, Oklahoma

Never one for small acts, Google recently announced that it will be buying a massive combined 536 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity from four U.S. wind farms. Here are the details on Google’s latest deals: One 200 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with EDF Renewable Energy for the entire output of the planned … Continue reading Google powers up with wind energy from Iowa, South Dakota, Oklahoma

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Google buys 536 MW from US wind energy

Google will buy 536 megawatts of wind power, adding to the company’s already large supply, making it the biggest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, according to a statement Thursday. Google also signed an agreement with EDF Renewable Energy for 200 MW from the Glaciers Edge Wind Project in Iowa, and with the Grand River Dam … Continue reading Google buys 536 MW from US wind energy

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Thunder Ranch wind farm started last May in Oklahoma

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), the U.S. renewable energy company of the Enel Group, acting through its subsidiary Thunder Ranch Wind Holdings, LLC (“Thunder Ranch Holdings”), has signed a tax equity agreement worth approximately 330 million U.S. dollars with the Alternative Energy Investing Group of Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) and GE Energy Financial … Continue reading Thunder Ranch wind farm started last May in Oklahoma

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Kimberly-Clark to use wind energy from Oklahoma, Texas

Kimberly-Clark Corp. has purchase nearly 1 million megawatt hours of electricity from two new wind power projects in Oklahoma and Texas. The energy supplied through the agreement is about a third of the electricity needs of the manufacturing company’s North American operations and will allow the company to surpass its greenhouse gas reduction goal four … Continue reading Kimberly-Clark to use wind energy from Oklahoma, Texas

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EDF Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with Kimberly-Clark Corporation to Supply 120 Megawatts of Wind Energy

EDF Renewable Energy has signed an agreement to supply Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) with 120 megawatts (MW) of wind energy from the Rock Falls Wind Project in Oklahoma (total capacity 154 MW). The Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) is Kimberly-Clark’s first use of utility-scale renewable energy and will help Kimberly-Clark to surpass its 2022 commitment … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with Kimberly-Clark Corporation to Supply 120 Megawatts of Wind Energy

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Enel signs tax equity agreement for 300MW Red Dirt wind power project in the USA

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), the Enel Group’s US renewable energy company, acting through its subsidiary Red Dirt Wind Holdings, LLC (“Red Dirt Holdings”),1 has signed a tax equity agreement worth approximately 340 million U.S. dollars with MUFG and Allianz Renewable Energy Partners of America LLC (“Allianz”) for the Red Dirt wind project … Continue reading Enel signs tax equity agreement for 300MW Red Dirt wind power project in the USA

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Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy Announce America’s Largest Wind Farm

Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately-held renewable energy company, along with GE Renewable Energy, today announced a 2,000-megawatt wind farm that will be the largest in the U.S. and second-largest in the world, once operational. The Wind Catcher facility is currently under construction in the Oklahoma panhandle and will generate wind electricity from 800 state-of-the-art … Continue reading Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy Announce America’s Largest Wind Farm

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RES is Constructing the Redbed Plains Wind Farm

Redbed Plains Wind Farm will have a capacity of 99.1 MW and consist of 48 Siemens Gamesa turbines. An interconnection agreement for the project has been finalized with American Electric Power (AEP). Nearly 250 jobs will be created during the peak of construction. Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leader in the development, engineering, and construction … Continue reading RES is Constructing the Redbed Plains Wind Farm

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Wind power offers Oklahoma schools a lifeline during budget cuts

The Oklahoman recently took a look at what the Sooner State’s growing wind industry has meant for rural school districts. Its findings: wind power has made a big difference. Oklahoma has faced steep cuts to its state education budget in recent years, but wind payments have helped bridge the gap for many small-town districts. “We … Continue reading Wind power offers Oklahoma schools a lifeline during budget cuts

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