Oklahoma Sets Renewable Energy Goal, Includes All Hydro in its Renewable Portfolio

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Last week, Governor Brad Henry signed a legislation requiring that Oklahoma generate 15% of its electricity through renewable energy sources by 2015. The legislation counts hydropower in its renewable portfolio along with wind, solar, photovoltaic, hydrogen, geothermal, and biomass.

Read a related Businessweek news article and the legislation.

According to FERC's record, there are seven authorized projects in Oklahoma with a combined capacity of 512.6 MW.