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Solar plant starts production near Austin - Friday, December 23, 2011

As the U.S. moves steadily toward greater adoption of renewable electricity, major energy producing states like Texas remain largely devoted to their primary resources like oil.

Texas expands power lines to wind farms - Monday, October 24, 2011

Texas has seen a spike in wind power in recent years, but not every region of the state has seen benefits from the projects.

Officials with Texas’ Austin Energy said recently that they are close to reaching an agreement to purchase more wind power, which would potentially enable the West Texas region to achieve its renewable energy goals.