Westar To Buy 200 MW From Upcoming Apex Wind Farm

Law360, New York (November 7, 2013, 7:49 PM EST) -- Westar Energy Inc., Kansas's largest utility, will buy 200 megawatts of electricity from an Apex Clean Energy Inc. wind farm set to go up near Arkansas City, a development that's expected to bring $90 million to the state's coffers, Westar said Thursday.

Apex will start building in 2015 and finish up by 2016, with the wind farm set to cover 18,000 acres south of Arkansas City, near the state line. The electricity it produces will significantly boost Westar's 700-megawatt renewables portfolio, which includes other wind assets....
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