The so-called Wind Catcher project might be better named the “Flak Catcher” for all the controversy it has stirred, although unfortunately that seems to have made little impression on Louisiana regulators.

Based in the Oklahoma panhandle, a cluster of 800 wind turbines would capture as much as 2 gigawatts of power and send it through transmission lines to Tulsa and points beyond – although the inefficiency of wind power likely means received output never will come close to reaching this ceiling. Much could go to northwest Louisiana’s SWEPCO, which would own 70 percent of the project.

Its Oklahoma partner (with SWEPCO owned

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