SWEPCO Seeks 1,200 Megawatts Of Wind Energy Projects

Southwestern Electric Power Co., a utility company of Columbus, Ohio-based American Electric Power, will request proposals for up to 1,200 megawatts of wind energy projects to be in commercial operation by Dec. 15, 2021. SWEPCO announced Monday the request for proposals.

Each proposed project must have at least 100 megawatts of generating capacity and proposals are due March 1. SWEPCO looks to acquire new or existing projects that qualify for at least 80% of the federal Production Tax Credit.

“SWEPCO continues to see strong customer interest in more renewable energy to meet their sustainability and renewable energy goals,” said Malcolm Smoak, president and chief operating officer for SWEPCO. “At the same time, SWEPCO is seeking proposals that will save customers money and further diversify our energy resource mix.”     MORE

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