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US utility scraps plans for huge domestic wind farm

A US utility has decided to drop its plans to install what would have been the US' largest wind farm.

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Bad news for wind turbine manufacturers arrived Friday, as utility American Electric Power decided to scrap its plans for building what would have been the US' largest wind farm, reports Bloomberg News.

The Wind Catcher project, at USD 4.5 billion, would have surpassed all other US installations, but the development was rejected by the state of Texas, as it was deemed to be insufficiently advantageous for the state's power consumers.

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