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Ark. Electric Cooperative enters wind power pact

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. says it has entered into an agreement to buy wind-generated electricity from a wind farm in Kansas.

The long-term agreement announced Thursday has the Flat Ridge 2 Wind Farm providing the cooperative with 51 megawatts of wind energy.

The cooperative is a wholesale electricity supplier that provides power to members with 500,000 customers.

The Flat Ridge 2 Wind Farm will provide energy to consumers in Arkansas, Louisiana and Missouri.