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Oklahoma is ahead of schedule in renewable energy goal, officials say

New wind projects have pushed the state’s renewable energy goal higher than the 15 percent target set for 2015.

BY PAUL MONIES Published: March 8, 2013

Helped by a year-end surge of completed wind projects, Oklahoma is well ahead of schedule for a state goal for renewable energy capacity.

The state’s renewable energy goal, passed in 2010, called for 15 percent renewable energy by 2015. Oklahoma came close to meeting that mark in 2011, with 14.5 percent.

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