AEP to Spend $4.5B on Largest Wind Farm in US July 31, 2017By Peter KeyAmerican Electric Power plans to build a 2,000-MW wind farm and accompanying high-voltage, interstate transmission line. | AEP Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:ERCOT Reaches 50% Wind Penetration MarkERCOT set a new record for wind penetration last week when it hit 50% at 3:50 a.m. March 23.ERCOT, SPP Set New Wind RecordsERCOT and SPP both set new wind records last week, with ERCOT's output hitting 14,122 MW.ERCOT Tops 15,000 MW in Wind GenerationLess than two weeks after setting a wind generation record for grid operators, ERCOT became the first to exceed 15,000 MW when its system generated 15,033 MW of wind energy.