Massive new wind farm goes online in Oklahoma

One of the largest wind farms built in North America is now up and running in Oklahoma, providing wind power to customers in the state as well as to neighboring Arkansas and Louisiana. 

American Electric Power (AEP), a Columbus-based power company, announced its Traverse Wind Energy Center began operating on March 21. 

Wind power is gaining steam in the U.S., as the Biden administration announced last week that it had secured the first offshore wind energy lease sale off the coast of the Carolinas. The Interior Department projects that area could provide 1.3 gigawatts of offshore wind energy — enough to power nearly 500,000 homes.

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