Sprint Nextel Corp. will buy wind power to meet more than 75% of the average annual power consumption at its Overland Park, Kansas corporate headquarters. According to an article in the Kansas City Business Journal, the company will purchase between 7 MW and 10 MW of wind power output, or approximately 20 million to 30 million kWh of wind energy annually, from the 100.5-MW Spearville Wind Energy Facility. The power will be supplied by Kansas City Power & Light, which owns and operates the new wind project.
News Release - Kansas City Power & Light Announces Wind Contract with Sprint Nextel (PDF 119 KB)
News Article - Sprint Nextel buys wind-based power from KCP&L