Cyrus Reed

Texas is Top State for Wind Generation Capacity


AUSTIN, Texas - Texas is probably not the first place you think of when it comes to renewable energy, but the Lone Star State leads the nation in wind power. How a state built on oil and gas has moved to the top of the heap took good planning and knowing which way and where the wind blows. Cyrus Reed, conservation director of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, says in the 1990s, the state's energy planners set goals for renewable power, and it took off from there. "As of the end of last year, we had over 15,000 megawatt of installed capacity," says Reed. "

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