While MidAmerican Energy pursues big wind in Iowa, another company in Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway empire is building a logistics center in West Texas.
Denton, Texas (pop. 113,000) is a leader in clean energy, boasting more wind power per capita than any other city in the nation.
In a sign that utility-scale solar might really be warming to Texas, leading developer First Solar begins construction of a 22-megawatt plant in Pecos County.
Wind power’s share of electricity generation in Texas rose to 9.9 percent in 2013, more than double what it was five years earlier.
All you have to do to make natural gas look good, it seems, is compare it to coal.
A 41-megawatt PV plant is completed in Texas, the biggest yet in the state – but it’s just the first phase in a planned 400-megawatt project.
Texas has added coal- and natural gas-fired capacity since 2011; however, the largest share of capacity growth has been from wind generators, mostly located in western Texas.
As we approach the end of 2013, Texas’ power grid is soon to embark on a new clean energy path.
State-by-state research out of Stanford shows Americans pretty much everywhere believe climate change is real, influenced by man and needs to be addressed.
Microsoft will make a 110-megawatt Texas wind power plant happen by agreeing to purchase 100 percent of the energy it produces.