ERCOT predicts that wind energy will play a major role in Texas’ future

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Wind energy is quickly gaining importance in Texas Wind energy will become an integral part of Texas’ future, according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). The organization operates the majority of the energy grid in the state and believes that wind power has become a reliable source of electricity capable of meeting the needs of consumers throughout Texas. ERCOT’s seasonal assessment shows that wind energy will be able to generate enough electricity to help meet projected peak demand, which is significant as temperatures rise and consumers rely more…

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Wind energy grows in Texas, but demand for electricity is falling

ERCOT shows that wind power is becoming more popular The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has announced that demand for electrical power throughout the state fell in February. The supply of wind energy, however, grew. Wind accounted for one of every 5 megawatts generated in the state, accounting for a higher percentage of the state’s energy supply than what was seen last year. Notably, wind power surpassed nuclear energy, becoming the third largest energy source for ERCOT so far this year. Wind sector expected to see strong growth in…

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