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Oklahoma G&T Adding More Wind

By Derrill Holly | ECT Staff Writer Published: January 27th, 2015

An Oklahoma electric cooperative will get about one-third of the electricity from a huge wind farm being built across 10,000 acres of farm and ranch land. Western Farmers Electric Cooperative will buy 50 megawatts produced by the Grant Wind project, which begins commercial operations later this year. The 150-MW project is located in Oklahoma’s Grant... Read more

Renewable Energy

Oklahoma G&T Adding More Wind

Published: January 27th, 2015

An Oklahoma electric cooperative will get about one-third of the electricity from a huge wind farm being built across 10,000 acres of farm and ranch land. Western Farmers Electric Cooperative will buy 50 megawatts produced by... Read more

Renewable Energy

Solar Savings for Utility District

Published: January 23rd, 2015

Utilities helping utilities isn't exactly one of the cooperative principles, but it's what happened in New Hampshire. And it's how a vacant lot became a solar field. It began in 2012. The municipal Plymouth Village Water and... Read more

Power Plants

Co-op Still Sees Boom in Oil Fields

Published: January 22nd, 2015

Falling oil prices have slowed the pace of oil well development in parts of North Dakota and Montana. But Basin Electric Power Cooperative is still forecasting significant increases in demand for electricity as a result of... Read more

Renewable Energy

Solar Vendors Offer Co-ops Deals

Published: January 22nd, 2015

Electric cooperatives considering adding utility-scale solar arrays to their renewable energy portfolios now have vendors offering discounts and other incentives to help get projects moving. NRECA’s Vendor Management Office (VMO) has been supporting the Solar Utility... Read more

Renewable Energy

Basin Electric Boosts Wind Capacity

Published: January 6th, 2015

Basin Electric Power Cooperative will add 300 megawatts of renewable energy to its generation portfolio through power purchase agreements signed with developers of two wind projects in North Dakota. “Wind purchase opportunities fit nicely into our... Read more