Rural Oklahoma’s economy helped by growth of wind farms

Progress Wind Energy


The number of wind turbines in Oklahoma isn’t slowing down and the economic impact on the state is realized—especially in the rural areas of northwest Oklahoma.

The Enid News and Eagle reports northwestern Oklahoma is home to several wind farms, including NextEra Energy’s Skeleton Creek Wind, Solar, and Battery Storage Project in Alfalfa, Garfield and Major counties; American Electric Power’s North Central Energy Facilities: Maverick Wind Project in Major, Garfield and Kingfisher counties and Sundance Wind Project in Major, Woods and Alfalfa counties; Invenergy’s Wagon Wheel Wind Project in Garfield, Kingfisher, Logan and Noble counties; and RENEW Energy’s wind turbine remanufacturing facility in Enid.

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