Posts Tagged ‘Texas’

According to a report from the Texas grid operators, more power from state’s wind farms and solar installations is getting to consumers
In 2013, the renewable power sector saw its output rise by more than 4 million megawatt-hours, the largest increase in four years. That amounted to a 12 percent increase over the previous year. At …Read More

New Year Brings Texas Wind Power - Friday, January 3, 2014

On New Year’s Day, the network of transmission lines that comprise Texas’ “Competitive Renewable Energy Zone” (CREZ) became fully operational, bringing electricity from wind turbines in West Texas and the Panhandle to points east.
Many of the lines have been active (and have contributed to record-breaking percentages of Texas electricity coming from wind), but the January …Read More

Microsoft Invests in a Texas Wind Farm - Wednesday, November 6, 2013

In a move that underlines the growing appeal of corporate investment in renewable energy, Microsoft announced that it will power one of its data centers with electricity from a Texas wind farm.
The software giant has agreed to buy all of the output from the 110 megawatt (MW) wind farm for 20 years. The project, to …Read More