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Oklahoma Cooperative to Expand Gas Plant Capacity with New GE Units

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative recently announced its order of two GE aeroderivative units to replace steam turbines at its Anadarko Plant in Oklahoma. Upon completion of the project, the plant is expected to deliver up to 350 MW from seven LM6000 gas turbines.

Coops Work to Make EV Charging More Convenient

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative is working with Frances Renewable Energy, distribution cooperatives, investor-owned utilities and other entities across Oklahoma to develop electric vehicle (EV) charging stations within an hour’s drive, anywhere in the state, by early 2020.

WFEC Executes New PPA for Wind, Solar, Storage Project

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with NextEra Energy Resources that includes 200 megawatts of battery-stored energy.

Coops Offer Geothermal Programs

Several coops are offering programs and rebates to install geothermal systems designed to lower demand. The cooperative works with geothermal companies and developers to put in a loop system, and owns, maintains and repairs the loop system.

Oklahoma Coop Purchases Wind Power

Apex Clean Energy, a privately held renewable power developer, has agreed to sell 100 megawatts of wind power from its Balko wind farm in Oklahoma to Western Farmers Electric Cooperative.  With this agreement Apex has sold all of the wind power capacity from the 300-MW Balko wind farm, which is expected to enter service in 2015.  The Balko facility is located in Beaver County and will...