June 2020 archive

Deadline approaches for Water Research grants

  Those wanting to apply for water research grants offered by the Oklahoma Water Resources Center have only about two weeks remaining before a deadline. In a recent announcement, the Center said it is still accepting pre-proposals for the Water Resources Research Grant Program. They’re called the United States Geological Survey 104(b) annual grants. The …

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Oklahoma lags behind many US cities for solar power

While some attempts at creating commercial solar projects in Oklahoma are still considered fledgling efforts, it’s clear the state lags far behind others. A new report by Environment America shows at least 50 U.S. cities have more than doubled their total installed solar capacity since 2013. Los Angeles and Honolulu are among the nationwide leaders …

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AEP awaits final approval of 4-state wind farm project

  Only the state of Texas has yet to give approval to a three-wind farm purchase plan in Oklahoma by American Electric Power to supply power to Southwestern Electric Power Company…a project that already received approval from federal regulators. Louisiana’s Public Service Commission signed off on the 1.5 GW North Central project. The approval in …

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