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

Rock Falls Wind Project Aids Kimberly-Clark to Achieve Its Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Goal up to Four Years Ahead of Schedule 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 […]

Anheuser-Busch and Enel Green Power Announce Renewable Energy Partnership

Release from Enel Green Power and Anheuser-Busch: Enel Green Power and Anheuser-Busch signed a power purchase agreement for the energy produced by a portion of the Thunder Ranch wind farm Thanks to the agreement with EGP, Anheuser-Busch will purchase as much renewable electricity as is used to brew more than 20 billion 12 oz. servings […]

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

Renewable giga-project Wind Catcher Energy Connection to link more than 1.1 million South Central U.S. customers with cost-saving wind energy harvested from Oklahoma. The 2,000-megawatt Wind Catcher facility will be world’s second-largest wind farm, once operational in 2020. CHICAGO (July 26, 2017) – Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately-held renewable energy company, along with GE Renewable […]

When Wind Turbines Move to Town – How Do Rural Communities Benefit?

By Anna Luke, American Wind Energy Association Originally published on Into the Wind It wasn’t always the case, but nowadays rural places are often among those in greatest need of new economic development. Sadly, the farm belt and Rust Belt have been losing jobs and investment for decades. It will take significant change to raise […]

Wind Coalition Responds to Flawed Reporting on Texas Wind Siting Legislation

The reporting on Texas Senate Bill 277 has consistently failed to accurately depict the current laws that thoughtfully assess the compatibility of wind energy projects in proximity to military bases.  In response to flawed and inaccurate reporting from a Wichita Falls news station, Wind Coalition President Jeff Clark sent the following response.  For the benefit of […]

Oklahoma Wind Coalition: Hypocritical Anti-Wind Ads Obscure Truth,

Originally published on NonDoc.com. Every Oklahoman has seen the ads on TV: A former governor and a former football coach serve as pitchmen for the state’s oil-funded anti-wind lobby.  The ads are like a great football play. They’re hiding the ball, tricking the viewer, running a trick play straight from the hypocrite’s playbook. It’s called the […]

Fort Hood Renewable Energy Facilities Enter Commercial Operations

Killeen, Texas – The U.S. Army’s largest single renewable energy project began officially generating clean electricity on April 27.Apex Clean Energy (Apex) developed, managed construction of, and currently operates the groundbreaking hybrid wind and solar complex, which will provide more than 50 percent of the annual load at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Apex […]

Wind Coalition Statement on Oklahoma Governor’s Signing of HB 2298

The following is a statement from Jeffrey Clark, President of The Wind Coalition, on Governor Mary Fallin’s signing of HB 2298. “In public testimony in 2014, the wind energy industry committed to work with state leaders in phasing out incentives for wind energy development.  These incentives have been tremendously beneficial to Oklahoma by attracting billions […]

Commentary by Chris Brown: Wind is Winning in Texas

From the Austin American Statesman – April 11, 2017 Thirty miles north of the state capital, there’s a community that’s one of the first U.S. cities to get 100 percent of its power from wind and other renewable energy. It has generated national news attention and no small sense of wonder. Because in conservative Georgetown, […]

Like This: Facebook Buys More Wind Power

by Hannah Hunt – AWEA Here’s news we can all “like” today: Facebook announced plans last week to locate its newest data center in rural Nebraska. Thanks to a new renewable energy tariff provided by their future local utility, low-cost wind energy will power 100 percent of the facility. A big footprint This will be […]