SWEPCO Seeks Proposals for Purchase of Wind Energy Assets

Texas wind farm

Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a unit of American Electric Power (AEP, NYSE: AEP), announced a request for proposals to purchase wind energy assets.

American Electric Power Service Corp. issued the RFP on behalf of SWEPCO. Proposals for up to 100 MW, with a minimum nameplate rating of 80 MW, are due Sept. 15, 2016. SWEPCO wants proposals for projects that can be placed in commercial operation by Dec. 31, 2018. The projects must be interconnected to the Southwest Power Pool and located in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas or Missouri.

Any projects selected through the RFP process will be reviewed by the Arkansas Public Service Commission, Louisiana Public Service Commission and Public Utility Commission of Texas.

Find application forms and more information at http://www.SWEPCO.com/go/rfp.

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