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Industrial Info Resources

February 07, 2012 06:40 ET

Wind Power Contracts Allow Completion of John Turk Ultra-Supercritical Generator, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Feb 7, 2012) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The owners of the nation's first ultra-supercritical (USC) coal-fired plant can finish construction of the project now that they have signed long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) totaling 408 megawatts (MW) with windfarms in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) (Shreveport, Louisiana), a subsidiary of American Electric Power Company (NYSE:AEP) (Columbus, Ohio), has been building the 600-MW John W. Turk Jr. Power Plant, the nation's first ultra-supercritical coal-fired generator, since late 2008.

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