Posts Tagged ‘Oklahoma’

University president: Wind a welcome partner in NW Oklahoma

Indeed, at Oklahoma Panhandle State University the wind is at our backs thanks to a high level of investment and collaboration among the Oklahoma wind industry, higher education and CareerTech. The momentum comes from recent announcements that $350,000 would be donated by wind developers and Public Service Co. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind energy advocates rally to support industry in Oklahoma

From left, Mark McMillin, Destinee Weeks and Heath Herje on Wednesday meet in the hallway outside the Capitol office of Rep. Claudia Griffith. McMillin manages Red Dirt Wind, a wind farm in Hennessey. View full post on Wind Power News

Investigation into tracker found on Oklahoma legislator’s car leads to Texas political consultant

The OSBI has determined a longtime Texas political consultant known as Dr. Dirt hired the private investigators who put a tracker on a legislator's pickup court records show. The consultant, George C. Shipley, 70, has been subpoenaed to appear next week before the Oklahoma multicounty grand jury “to provide testimony.” View full post on Wind […]

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

Enel Green Power North America's Thunder Ranch wind project is located in Garfield, Kay and Noble counties. [PHOTO PROVIDED] 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. View full post […]

Wind power leader denies spying on Oklahoma state lawmaker

The head of an Oklahoma wind power trade group on Thursday flatly denied a state lawmaker's suggestion to police that someone connected to the industry put a tracking device on his truck to spy on him. Oklahoma Wind Coalition Executive Director Mark Yates said in a statement that wind industry representatives are not involved in […]

Oklahoma senator: Harnessing our homegrown power

I think all Oklahomans can attest to the truth of this famous quote from our state's favorite son. The weather is as much a part of our story as the generations of hard-working people who built our communities. View full post on Wind Power News

Northern Oklahoma wind farm becomes operational to power a state business

Parties to an agreement to supply wind-generated power to a company that operates a manufacturing plant in Oklahoma have flipped the switch on their deal. The Rock Falls Wind Project, in Kay and Grant counties northwest of Blackwell and owned by the Blackwell Economic Development Authority, went operational earlier this month. View full post on […]

Safety a Priority for Oklahoma Wind Turbine Maintenance Workers

Just about every day on the job, the two look out at the Oklahoma landscape in every direction for miles, several hundred feet atop a wind turbine. The two are both wind technicians for NextEra Energy's Breckinridge Wind Energy Center east of Enid. View full post on Wind Power News

Enel signs tax equity agreement for Oklahoma wind power project

Enel Green Power North America, the Enel Group's US renewable energy company, acting through its unit Red Dirt Wind Holdings, has signed a tax equity agreement worth about $340 million with MUFG and Allianz Renewable Energy Partners of America for the Red Dirt wind project located in Oklahoma, which has a total installed capacity of […]

Oklahoma legislation would end tax credits for wind energy

A state tax credit that has helped propel Oklahoma to third in the nation in its capacity to generate electricity from wind is expected to end soon. Gov. Mary Fallin has indicated she will sign legislation that will roll back a 10-year tax credit for electricity generated by zero-emission facilities. View full post on Wind […]