Steelcase Announces New Wind Power Investment

25 Megawatt Power Purchase Agreement Further Diversifies the Furniture Company’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Grand Rapids, Michigan– Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS), the global leader in the office furniture industry, announced a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Apex Clean Energy for 25 megawatts of wind power. Since 2014, Steelcase has invested in renewable energy credits equivalent to 100% of its […]

Radio: Oklahoma Wind Energy Investments Paying Office for Sooner State

A recent interview on National Farm Radio features Wind Coalition executive director, Jeff Clark, reporting on the growth of wind in Oklahoma and the myriad benefits that this development is bringing to that energy-rich state. From water savings to landowner payments, tax revenue to job creation, wind’s positive impacts are being clearly felt in every […]

Kay Wind Project Enters Commercial Operation

Kay County, Oklahoma – Kay Wind, a 299-megawatt wind facility located in Kay County, Oklahoma, began commercial operation on December 12, 2015. Apex Clean Energy (“Apex”), an independent renewable energy company, developed, managed construction of, and will operate the project, which is the largest single-phase wind farm in Oklahoma. It is the first wind facility owned […]

Southern Company Subsidiary’s First Wind Project in Operation

Atlanta, Georgia — Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced its first wind project, the 299-megawatt (MW) Kay Wind facility in Kay County, Oklahoma, is fully operational. “The completion of Kay Wind – Southern Power’s first wind project – marks an important milestone for our company,” said Southern Power President and Chief Executive Officer Oscar C. […]

ENEL Green Power Brings Goodwell Wind Farm Online in Oklahoma

The Goodwell wind farm, with a total installed capacity of 200 MW, is able to generate approximately 860 million kWh a year EGP invested an overall total of approximately 310 million US dollars in the construction of Goodwell Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“EGP”) has brought online the 200 MW Goodwell wind farm located in Texas […]

Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority and Apex Clean Energy Announce 41.4 MW Power Purchase Agreement

Edmond, Oklahoma – Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for wind generation from Apex Clean Energy subsidiary Grant Plains Wind, LLC. Grant Plains Wind will produce about 150 MW of electricity, enough to help power approximately 56,000 homes. Grant Plains Wind is expected to come online in 2016. “The addition […]

Oklahoma’s Wind Industry Will Have Billion Dollar Positive Impact on Counties & Schools

New study shows benefits of investment in wind include additional $2-billion in fuel cost savings to ratepayers. Click here to download the study. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – A new study commissioned by the State Chamber Research Foundation finds that the wind farms currently built or under contract in Oklahoma will provide a billion dollars in […]

Vying for the Title: States Across the U.S. Set Wind Output Records

October was a record breaking month for wind energy output. by Michael Goggin.  Originally published at AweaBlog.org Grid operators in Texas (ERCOT) and the Midwest (MISO) spent the past week neck and neck in a race for record wind output, leading to a near photo finish. Texas jumped into first place on October 22, eclipsing […]

Wind Energy in the Hot Seat on News 9 Oklahoma

Wind energy is booming in Oklahoma, now providing more than 17% of the state’s power and, according to the utilities buying it, reducing consumers’ electric bills by nearly $2 billion.  That’s not good enough for some who would like to repeal incentives for wind energy, while keeping incentives in place for those industries that compete […]

OKLAHOMA: Despite Deceptive Attacks by Anti-Wind Activists, Wind Energy Community Stands by SB 498

OKLAHOMA CITY – Despite a negative and deceptive campaign launched by anti-economic development and anti-property rights activists, a measure awaiting final approval in the Oklahoma Senate represents a solid compromise between the legislature and the wind energy community. SB 498 helps to address a portion of the state budget deficit while allowing Oklahoma to compete […]