Aug. 1 — Texas regulators ultimately turned down the project partly because of a perceived lack of direct benefits to Texas ratepayers for an Oklahoma wind farm with a dedicated power line servicing Tulsa. Much of the discussion at the PUCT, however, revolved around the underlying natural gas prices in the project proponent’s economic model, which raises an interesting point about the future of wind project economics in a low-cost natural gas world.

— Forbes

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