Wind Power day at the state capitol

Tuesday will be “Wind Day” at the state capitol as the industry plans a day of lobbying for support from legislators.

More than 90 are expected to be part of the effort. The group OK WindPower will also release an updated economic impact statement. The new data will include current and projected positive economic impact on counties and school districts including some districts that are no longer on the state aid list.

The data, according to an announcement will also provide an update on the investment in the agriculture industry through land lease payments for 56 wind energy projects located in 26 counties.

OK WindPower officials will also provide information on Oklahoma’s energy ranking in the Southwest Power Pool and the outlook for wind and solar power.