Cushing, Oklahoma is one of two sites competing for a $5.6 billion refinery, which, if built, would be one of the country’s largest refineries and the first to take advantage of clean energy technologies, with plans calling for operations to be powered 100% by renewable energy, reports the Oklahoman

“You can’t make a complete transition to renewables,” said Steven Ward, managing partner at Southern Rock Energy. “It’s going to take time, and there has to be a combination of these modes of energy. We’re including everything, and we see value in each and every one of them.”

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