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AEP Signs PPA for 128-MW Wind Project in Kansas
5 Feb 2020
Project will provide more than US$20 million in economic development to the surrounding area, support approximately 200 jobs during peak construction.
AEP Renewables has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Evergy Inc. for the output of the new Flat Ridge 3 wind project.
AEP Renewables is developing Flat Ridge 3 near Kingman, Kansas. The project will include 62 wind turbines capable of producing 128 MW of clean, renewable energy and is expected to be operational by the end of 2020.
3i SHOW Agri-Business Hiring EventFeb 5 2020
At a time when employers are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit the talent they need, the 66th Annual 3i SHOW is bringing back the annual Agri-Business Hiring Event to Friday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. KANSASWORKS and Kansas WorkforceONE will be on site in their...
Kansas farmers featured in wheat campaignFeb 4 2020
Kansas wheat farmers, Gary, Jeremy and Kyler Millershaski, Lakin, are featured in a new video on USDA’s website. On January 12, 1980, wheat farmer leaders with Great Plains Wheat and Western Wheat Associates officially merged to become one organization, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW), to focus on building overseas demand...
Evergy announces plans to cut carbon emissions by 80 percent, add 660 megawatts of wind energyFeb 3 2020
Evergy, Inc. announced with Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly that it plans to add 660 megawatts (MW) of additional wind energy to its portfolio and reduce its carbon output by 80 percent below 2005 levels by 2050. As part of its plan to reduce emissions, Evergy expects to retire all...