The Lifelong Learning Section of the Oklahoma State Department of Education had been providing basic skill instruction for educationally disadvantaged adults since the late 1960s. On July 1, 2014, CareerTech picked up the baton to provide these services across the state. Adult Education is funded through the Workforce Investment Act. The Wind Coalition. The Wind Coalition is the wind energy industry’s voice within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and Southwest Power Pool (SPP) systems, which include Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Arkansas, Missouri, New Mexico, and Louisiana. The organization works to expand transmission capacity.
Oklahoma is home to the 8th best wind resource in the nation. As of mid-2012, Oklahoma is ranked 8th in the nation with total installed wind power capacity – 2171 MW over 19 wind farms. Oklahoma has the wind power resource potential to serve almost 10% of the nation’s electricity needs. Wind Energy Leasing Handbook. If you do not have the resources to purchase a wind farm or individual turbine, you can still support the wind industry by choosing to purchase renewable energy from utility companies. Wind Energy Resources: Oklahoma Wind Power Initiative (OWPI) State Energy Office – Wind (Oklahoma Department of Commerce).
Apr 25, 2019 · Wind Energy. As a resource, Oklahoma’s wind ranks No. 9 in the nation, according to the American Wind Energy Association. Oklahoma has 3,134 megawatts of “installed wind capacity,” AWEA data show. In 2013, 14.8 percent of the electricity generated in Oklahoma came from wind-power, which means the state ranked No. 7 nationally, the trade group’s data show.