Published: 13 May 2020 13 May 2020
Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power (AEP) company, has received Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) approval of its request to add 810MW of wind energy.
SWEPCO is proposing to acquire three wind facilities in north central Oklahoma – known as the North Central Energy Facilities – in conjunction with its sister company, Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO). Pending regulatory approvals, SWEPCO will own 810MW, or 54.5% of the 1,485MW project with an investment of US$ 1.01 billion. SWEPCO and PSO will acquire the projects at their completion in 2020 and 2021.