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Kansas wind farm developers optimistic about market


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wind energy officials said the push for more wind farms in Kansas won't slow down despite the biggest wind energy buyer halting for now.

Various local, state and corporate officials, as well as local landowners will gather Wednesday in Kingman County to dedicate the Kingman and Ninnescah wind farms, the Wichita Eagle ( ) reported.

Westar, the company generating about 40 percent of all Kansas wind power, recently increased operations on its 280-megawatt capacity Western Plains wind farm near Dodge City. Westar spokeswoman Gina Penzig said that for...

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