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Deep Dive: Here's One for the Osage

A tribal triumph over a European firm in the American West

Deep Dive: Here’s One for the Osage

Just before Christmas, the Osage Nation won its decade plus legal battle against the Italian wind energy giant Enel. The Osage had long claimed that Enel had built its 150 MW wind project on the tribe’s land without acquiring the necessary leases. On December 21 of last year, the court agreed. Enel will now have to spend $300 million dismantling its 84 wind turbines in Osage County.

What does this mean for Oklahoma? And for the Biden administration’s ambitions for the wind industry?

Let’s dive in.

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