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Wind & Solar PPA Price Index Drops 2.3% in Q1 2019

May 11th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

The cost of commercial and industrial scale solar and wind power is still headed down. Power purchase agreement (PPA) contract prices examined in five independent energy distribution territories in the country showed indexed prices down by $0.39/megawatt-hour, or 2.3% during first quarter of this year compared with the fourth quarter of 2018, according to LevelTen Energy’s latest report in May


Texas Grid Is Now 30% Carbon-Free, Led By Wind

January 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The latest data from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the state's grid operator, has revealed that Texas' energy market is now 30% carbon-free and dominated by wind energy, which accounts for 23.4% of 2019 generation capacity


New Wind Energy Record Set in Texas

October 20th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Wind turbines in Texas, in the service territory of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) -- which is the main Texas electric grid -- set a new electricity output record on October 7, it was reported this week



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