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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


Rollercoaster Policy Threatens US Wind Energy’s Record-Setting Pace

August 6th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

America’s wind energy industry may be coming off a record-setting 2012 but could potentially soar even higher – if federal policy uncertainty is resolved in time to help overcome the natural gas boom and fast-closing state renewable energy targets. This outlook from the US Department of Energy’s “2012 Wind Technologies Market Report,” underlines how important stable government policy is to growing a clean energy economy and reveals the economic potential of a future powered by wind energy


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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