T-Mobile signs PPA for Oklahoma wind - Smart Energy Decisions

Commercial, Sourcing Renewables, Wind  -  September 6, 2017

T-Mobile signs PPA for Oklahoma wind

Wireless company T-Mobile US earlier this year signed a long-term power purchase agreement for output from an Oklahoma wind facility. 

The Bellevue, Wash.-based company is one of two offtakers for the power from and renewable energy credits associated with a 300-MW Red Dirt wind farm being built by Enel Green Power North America, according to a news release. T-Mobile's PPA is for 160 MW; the other offtaker, Grand River Dam Authority, has contracted for the remaining 140 MW. 

T-Mobile said in announcing the deal in April that its wind investment represents the largest ever by a U.S. wireless company. The PPA will help T-Mobile increase efficiencies and power the company's operations across the country, including retail stores, call centers and network operations, according to the announcement. 

The wind facility is expected to be completed by the end of the year. 

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