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OCC Public Hearing on Wind Catcher Clean Energy Project

January 4 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Sierra Club and other environmentalists for the public comment hearing at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC). State regulators will hear a preapproval case for a $4.5 billion Panhandle wind farm and electric transmission project by Public Service Co. of Oklahoma. The OCC approved a case schedule Thursday that includes a hearing starting Jan. 8 at the commission in Oklahoma City. Public comments can be given in person at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 4.

PSO’s Wind Catcher project would be the largest wind installation in the nation. It involves 800 turbines in the Oklahoma Panhandle and a dedicated transmission line to take the electricity to 1.1 million customers of PSO and sister utility Southwestern Electric Power Co.

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 4, 12:30 pm to 4 pm
WHERE: Oklahoma Corporation Commission
2101 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Project is expected to save customers over $2 Billion in LOWER MONTHLY ELECTRIC BILLS over the next 20 years, while also creating JOBS and economic advancement in Oklahoma including:
__Thousands of Oklahoma jobs created as a direct result from construction of the project.
__$60 million in new tax revenue during construction
__$300 million in property taxes for schools and local governments


January 4
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Oklahoma Corporation Commisison
2101 N. Lincoln
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
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