OG&E Pursues Approval to Develop 198-MW Wind Project
LCG, April 16, 2010--OG&E last week requested approval from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) to construct, own and operate a 198 MW wind farm. The Crossroads project will installed in northwestern Oklahoma and is scheduled to commence operations in the second half of 2011.
The Crossroads project is sited in Dewey County and will include 86 Siemens wind turbines, each with a capacity of 2.3 MW. The wind farm will connect to OG&E's 365-kV Windspeed transmission line that extends between Woodward and Oklahoma City. The estimated cost is $400 million, and RES Americas will develop the project.
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