AEP seeks proposals for 1,000 MW of wind power in eastern states
"Wind generation can play a role in helping the U.S. meet climate targets."
- Michael G. Morris, AEP chairman/CEO
Columbus, Ohio, USA - American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has issued two requests for proposals (RFPs) seeking long-term wind energy purchase agreements, the first steps toward a goal of adding 1,000 megawatts of new wind energy by 2011.
The purchases, if approved by regulators, will mark AEP's first commercial use of wind energy in its seven eastern states; with Indiana, Michigan, Virginia and West Virginia sites to be among those considered for the wind farms.