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In Texas, Wind Nears 10% Of Electricity

Wind power generation in Texas continued its steady upward march in 2013, and it’s now on the doorstep of 10 percent of the state’s electricity supply. New data from grid operator ERCOT showed that wind provided 9.9 percent of Lone… Read More
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Natural Gas Lauded As Water Saver In Texas

Natural gas might be eating coal’s lunch, but natural gas always has a friend in coal. Coal forever makes gas – even when obtained by fracking – look good. Take the new study out of the University of Texas, announced… Read More

Texas Inches Its Way Toward Big Solar

One-tenth of the way – that’s about how far along OCI Solar Power is in constructing a planned 400-megawatt photovoltaic power generating plant in San Antonio. Still, even with just the 41-MW first phase completed, the company has now constructed… Read More

Texas Sees Texas Size Growth In Wind Energy

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electricity Monthly UpdateGrowth in electricity demand in Texas has been met through increasing amounts of all sources of generation, but renewable sources have grown the fastest. Increased output from renewable sources (mostly wind generators… Read More