BP weighing upgrade of US wind turbines to compete with gas

BP is considering an upgrade of 200 turbines in the US. The upgrade would be the company's biggest investment in renewables since 2012 and represent 400 MW of capacity.

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BP Plc is weighing plans to update as many as 200 of its US wind turbines with newer, higher-capacity equipment, a move that would represent the company's biggest investment in renewable energy since its last wind farm came online in 2012.

If the company green lights the project – a decision that could be reached by mid-year –  it would represent about 400 megawatts of capacity.

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