AEP Unit Pursues a Greener Future

AEP Unit Pursues a Greener Future

October 26, 2022--Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) (Shreveport, Louisiana), a unit of American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP) (AEP) (Columbus, Ohio), has spent more than $1 billion in recent years to decarbonize its electric generation mix. To accelerate its decarbonization journey, last month it released request for proposals (RFPs) for up to 2,400 megawatts (MW) of new renewable generation.

The RFP, issued September 29, calls for up to 1,900 MW of new wind resources and up to 500 MW of new solar generation.

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