Louisiana OKs Electric Contract with Kansas Wind Farm

The first utility power purchase in the Louisiana Public Service Commission’s experiment with renewable energy is going to lower costs for customers, according to Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell. Meeting Wednesday in Winnfield, the PSC approved a 20-year contract by Southwestern Electric Power Co. of Shreveport with a Kansas wind farm for 31 megawatts of […]

WSJ: Blown Away: Wind Power Makes Electricty Cheaper in Texas

From The Wall Street Journal by Keith Johnson Is the rapid growth of wind power in Texas actually making electricity cheaper? At home on the range Yes, says Bernstein Research in a recent report, “Will Wind Power Blow Texas Generators Away?,” a follow-up to their own prior effort. The idea is that wind power is […]