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Wholesale Price of Electricity Drops to $0.00 in Texas, Due to Wind Energy

October 20th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

"For several 15-minute intravals [last Friday] morning, wholesale electricity cost nothing," Elizabeth Souder of dallasnews.com reported last Friday. Interesting, eh? If you're a regular CleanTechnica reader (or if you read the headline...), I think you can guess why. Yes, wind power being cheap as heck, the wind blowing strong at night, and less electricity demand is the mixture that caused this to happen. As I've said many times on here, Wind.Is.Cheap. Additionally, as I covered earlier this year, wind power is making electricity cheaper



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