August 24, 2021 archive

Fraud trial begins in Arkansas wind farm scheme

  The federal trial of two men accused of scamming investors in a wind-farm scheme got underway this week in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Jody Douglas Davis and Phillips Vincent Ridings were hit with the charges 3 years ago and charged with defrauding six investors in the wind farm that was supposed to be built near Elm …

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PSO starts statewide streetlight initiative

  Public Service Company of Oklahoma is beginning a physical inventory of streets in all 232 cities and towns it serves as the utility prepares for new and innovative lighting systems. The data collection firm, VentureSum will carry out the inventory and the process is expected to be finished by the end of the year …

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Government report claims Keystone XL pipeline had many problems

  The Keystone XL pipeline that was supposed to bring more oil to Cushing and through Oklahoma had multiple problems with construction, manufacture and design according to a report by the Government Accountability Office. Months after President Biden revoked the permit for the pipeline, leaders of several House Democratic committees released the report according to …

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High temps could result in record electricity demand in Texas

  Record high temperatures this week in Texas could result in record high electricity demand as homeowners and others turn up their air conditioners to keep cool. The Texas power grid operator issued a forecast this week according to Reuters. Click here for Reuters.