AEP Will Proceed with North Central Wind Projects Despite Texas Commission Denying Approval

LCG, July 8, 2020--American Electric Power (AEP) announced last Thursday that, following the PUC of Texas not approving AEP subsidiary Southwestern Electric Power Co.'s (SWEPCO) plan to add 309 MW of wind energy to serve Texas customers, AEP will proceed to acquire the entire planned 1,485 MW of North Central wind projects.

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JEA Board Approves Transaction with FPL to Close 848-MW Coal Unit in Georgia

LCG, June 30, 2020--The JEA Board of Directors in a special meeting last Friday unanimously approved a transaction that will result in closing an 848-MW unit at Plant Scherer and entering into a 20-year purchase power agreement (PPA) with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL).

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FPL Energy Announces Plans for $2 Billion Wind Farm

LCG, June 27, 2008--FPL Energy yesterday filed a letter of intent with North Dakota's Public Service Commission regarding its plan to build a $2 billion wind farm project in west-central North Dakota. The proposed electric generating capacity of the project is 1,000 MW.

The project will include the installation of 667 wind turbines in Oliver and Morton Counties. The footprint of the wind farm will cover over 250 square miles, or nearly two and a half times the area of Nantucket Island.

FPL Energy stated that it intends to file an application with the Commission in July 2009, with the hope of receiving a construction permit by May 2010. FPL Energy plans for construction to be complete by 2012.
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