Wind power project completed in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E) said it has completed the 227.5 MW Crossroads wind farm in northwestern Oklahoma. The project was a partnership between OG&E, Siemens (NYSE: SI) and Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas.)

The $451 million project uses 95 Siemens wind turbines rated at 2.3 MW each, plus three, 3 MW direct-drive turbines.

The Crossroads wind farm connects with OG&E's Windspeed transmission line, which was energized in 2010 and delivers wind power across OG&E's 30,000-square-mile electric service area.

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