May 2003 - Boone Electric Cooperative (BEC), which serves about 25,000 customers in Boone County and portions of five other mid-Missouri counties, announced that it will offer its customers a wind energy purchase option beginning in July. The green power will be sold in 100-kWh blocks at a price of about $3.00 per month, or a rate premium of 3¢/kWh. The wind energy will be sourced from Aquila's 110-MW Gray County Wind Farm located in southeastern Kansas and be supplied by Associated Electric Cooperative, which provides wholesale power to six regional and 51 local electric cooperative systems in Missouri, Oklahoma and southeast Iowa.
News Article - Boone Electric coop offers up alternative
BEC Contact: Chris Rohlfing (573) 449-4181