OGE Energy posts $111 million net profit for second quarter

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By Jack Money Business Writer jmoney@oklahoman.comNatural gas-fired turbines operating at Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.'s Mustang Energy Center have answered about 1,200 dispatched calls to generate power in the six months they've been online. Sean Trauschke, OGE Energy Corp.'s chairman, president and CEO, said Thursday he had expected them to play an important role in supporting the electrical needs of OG&E customers and other consumers who are served by the Southwest Power Pool. But their usage surpassed expectations, he said, noting it demonstrates the value the seven units have brought to the utility's customers and the regional power market. "We knew that those units were going to get called on a lot," Trauschke said, "because we didn't have...

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OGE Energy posts $111 million net profit for second quarter

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