2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 17. Corporation Commission
§17-287. Development of wind energy - Expansion of transmission capacity.

17 OK Stat § 17-287 (2015) What's This?

A. The Legislature declares that it is in the public interest to promote the development of a robust transmission grid to facilitate delivery of renewable energy and improve reliability of the electric transmission system. It is further in the public interest, in cooperation with electricity transmission entities and the Southwest Power Pool, to promote wind-energy development in the state to the extent that the renewable energy generated from wind can be utilized in every part of the state and exported to other states.

B. The Legislature and the Corporation Commission shall work with the Southwest Power Pool to develop a plan to expand transmission capacity in the state and monitor the construction of new transmission facilities in the state through the year 2020. The Commission shall report on the progress in expanding transmission capacity by January 1, 2014, and January 1, 2017, with a final report issued by January 1, 2020.

Added by Laws 2010, c. 283, § 7, eff. Nov. 1, 2010.

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