Utility Choice

Georgia, Alabama Customers Benefit from Wind by Wire

, senior energy analyst, Climate & Energy Program

Again this week, a coal-burning utility announced that a significant purchase of wind power will benefit ratepayers. This is the third contract to deliver over 200 megawatts (MW) of electricity from Oklahoma and Kansas wind farms to  benefit the Southeast states. Alabama was first, now Georgia will see lower and more stable electricity prices through wind power purchases. Both utilities Georgia Power and Alabama Power report that the wind power contracts provide cost-savings for their customers. Read more >

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