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Reported by American Electric Power on 8 January 2019

PSO Issues RFP for Wind Resources

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Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), an AEP company, is requesting proposals for additional wind energy resources to be in commercial operation by the end of 2021. The project must be located in and interconnected to the Southwest Power Pool regional grid in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas or Oklahoma and must have a minimum nameplate rating of 100 megawatts (MW) with no size commitment.

“We’re seeking proposals for new wind energy as part of our commitment to providing affordable energy to our customers” said Peggy Simmons, PSO president and chief operating officer. “We’re requesting proposals that will meet customers’ expressed interest in renewable energy, diversify our energy supply and provide cost savings.”

Proposals are due by March 1, 2019. Response and contact information is available online at PSOklahoma.com/rfp.

PSO, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), is an electric utility company serving more than 550,000 customers accounts in eastern and southwestern Oklahoma. Based in Tulsa, PSO has nearly 3,800 megawatts of generating capacity and is one of the largest distributors of wind energy in the state. News releases and other information about PSO can be found at www.PSOklahoma.com.

References

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American Electric Power. Press release - PSO Issues RFP for Wind Resources. URL: https://www.psoklahoma.com/info/news/viewRelease.aspx?releaseID=2818. [Date Accessed: 08/01/2019].

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