September 10, 2021 archive

Maverick wind farm now serving PSO customers

  The second of three new wind facilities serving Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) customers has begun commercial operation. Located southwest of Enid, the 287-megawatt (MW) Maverick facility is part of the 1,485-MW North Central Energy Facilities (NCEF) project. “PSO customers expect clean, renewable energy to be a growing part of our energy portfolio, …

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What “Old Farmer’s Almanac” predicts this winter

  If you’re a line repairman or work on oil and gas rigs in Oklahoma, the Old Farmer’s Almanac suggests it will probably be another tough winter in 2021 and 2022. The 230-year old publication claims its predictions are 80% accurate and this year, its annual forecast says the upcoming winter will be the “season …

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Why Missouri’s largest wind farm is idle at night

  The deaths of bats at the site of Missouri’s largest wind farm caused the owner to idle the operation so it wouldn’t kill more endangered and threatened bats. Now the move is playing a role in the company’s request to increase customers’ rates reported the Kansas City Star. Click here for Kansas City Star