Gallery: Texas to Build Wind Power Superhighway

 

Texas will soon be super-sizing its commitment to wind power, proving the adage that everything is, indeed, “bigger in Texas.” Already the nation’s leader in wind energy, the Lone Star state has been given a preliminary go-ahead to allocate $4.9 billion towards building new transmission lines to carry wind energy from rural areas into urban hubs like Dallas. This doesn’t necessarily mean the production of new turbines, just the most efficient use of the existing wind energy infrastructure. The upgrade stands to harness 18,000 megawatts from Texas’ 4,000 wind turbines – enough to power more than 4 million homes.

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  1. Jeorge November 18, 2008 at 6:31 am

    Texas will soon be super-sizing its commitment to wind power, proving the adage that everything is, indeed, “bigger in Texas.” Already the nation’s leader in wind energy,
    Here is a link that might be useful:www.lincenergy.us.com/

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