Local & Regional
Sat October 12, 2013
2 New Wind Farms Planned in Oklahoma Panhandle
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two companies have announced plans to build new wind farms in the Oklahoma Panhandle.
TradeWind Energy Incorporated says it will develop a 200-megawatt wind farm near Goodwell in Texas County while Apex Clean Energy is planning a 300-megawatt farm near Balko in Beaver County.
Both projects were announced Thursday.
KWGS News reports that both farms will produce electricity that will be sold to Tulsa-based Public Service Company of Oklahoma. PSO is a subsidiary of American Electric Power Company Incorporated and has about 530,000 customers in eastern and southwestern Oklahoma.