Apex sells wind power to Western Farmers Electric of Oklahoma


Nov 13 (Reuters) - Privately held U.S. renewable powerdeveloper Apex Clean Energy agreed to sell 100 megawatts of windpower from its Balko wind farm in Oklahoma to Western FarmersElectric Cooperative.

Apex said in a statement Tuesday that with this agreement ithas sold all of the wind power capacity from the 300 MW Balkoproject, which is expected to enter service in 2015.

In October, Apex said it agreed to sell 200 MW to U.S. powercompany American Electric Power Co Inc's Public ServiceCo of Oklahoma unit.

Apex said the Balko wind farm, which is located in BeaverCounty on the Oklahoma Panhandle, will produce enoughelectricity to power over 110,000 homes. The company has saidthe development and construction of the Balko project willprovide an estimated $430 million investment in the region.

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