Texas wind power use gets a shot in the arm with huge 7-Eleven deal

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The company has signed an agreement with TXU Energy so it will buy 100 percent wind energy for its Texas locations. 7-Eleven signed a Texas wind power agreement with TXU Energy. This deal allows the convenience store giant to purchase 100 percent wind energy for each of its store locations within the state and that are positioned within “competitive energy markets.” This represents the majority of the 7-Eleven locations in Texas. The Texas wind power agreement will continue over 96 months. This will provide wind energy to 425 stores and…

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Texas may see a solar energy boom this year

TXU Energy announces new plan that provides solar energy to consumers Solar energy may see a boom in growth in Texas in the near future. TXU Energy, the state’s largest energy utility, has announced that it is offering those interested in clean power the opportunity to take advantage of its 100% solar energy plan. The plan comes as a three-year contact, through which consumers will be paying 12.9 cents per kilowatt-hour of electricity they use. The utility believes that this new plan is an adequate alternative to investing in traditional…

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