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Texas Wind Power Growth 2010–2019 — 6% to 18% of Texas Electricity

October 16th, 2020 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

In 2019, wind-powered generation contributed 84.4 thousand gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity in Texas, an 11% increase from the 75.7 thousand GWh generated in 2018. Wind power accounted for 18% of the electricity generated in Texas in 2019, compared with 6% in


Intuit Hits 100% Renewable Electricity Goal 10 Years Early

June 11th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The 419 MW Mesquite Star wind farm was just completed in Fisher County, Texas, and is now providing electricity for Ecolab, Lowe’s, Intuit, and Brown University. In the case of Intuit (which you may have used to do your taxes this year), the company has now reached its 100% renewable electricity goal. As the headline notes, it has reached that goal 10 years earlier than it had committed


Texas Going Big On Renewables: Phase II Has Started

May 19th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

When a wind power discussion comes up, Texas is often mentioned. It’s not just that Texas has a lot of wind power. (It does.) It’s not just that Texas has a big, very isolated grid. (It does.*) There’s the oft-forgotten fact that when Texas started adopting wind power, it went from almost zero to the national leader in wind power in just 6 years!


Why Other Renewables Are Surpassing Hydro

August 20th, 2014 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

Rocky Mountain Institute. By Laurie Guevara-​Stone. 2014 is predicted to be the first year in history that non-hydro renewable generation [&hellip



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