Oklahoma is synonymous with energy. It’s a major oil and gas state and one of the country’s leaders in wind power. But Oklahoma has been slow on solar energy, and experts say that’s because of state policy — not the sun.
SOLAR ‘SCIENCE EXPERIMENT’
Lawmakers, local business and community leaders, and workers in hardhats on July 27 gathered beneath a tent to celebrate the opening of a new solar power project in west Oklahoma City.
The guest of honor, Gov. Mary Fallin, arrived in an electric Nissan Leaf and made a few short remarks.