Archive for February 18th, 2019

Timber Road II wind project in western Ohio. 
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AEP / Energy / Renewable Energy / Wind Energy

AEP to spend $1B for stakes in seven wind farms

COLUMBUS — “AEP Corp. is forging ahead with plans to grow its renewable energy business. The Columbus-based utility announced after markets closed Tuesday that its competitive renewable energy subsidiary has signed an agreement to acquire Sempra Renewables LLC, which controls stakes in seven wind farms and 724 megawatts of wind power, […]

Industry wanted this Ohio River Commission to stop setting pollution standards. It almost gave in.
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Industry wanted this Ohio River Commission to stop setting pollution standards. It almost gave in.

The commission was under pressure to drop its standard-setting authority and let each state act on its own. But what happens upstream affects everyone. LOUISVILLE, KY — “Last summer, under pressure from industries and power utilities, the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) had taken a preliminary vote to abandon its […]