New Nebraska wind farm to significantly boost wind power

OMAHA (AP) — A new wind farm in northeast Nebraska is expected to boost wind power to about 40 percent of the Omaha Public Power District’s electricity generation by the end of 2019. OPPD President Tim Burke told the utility’s board of directors on Thursday that NextEra Energy Resources will build the Sholes Wind Energy Center in Wayne County. The utility will purchase the electricity generated from the 160-megawatt farm, the Omaha World-Herald ( ) reported.


Source: Freemont Tribune