“Wind is projected to outpace coal as a power generation source in Texas in 2020. Per a Bloomberg report, Rystad Energy recently forecast that wind turbines in the Lone Star state are on track to generate 87 terawatt-hours of electricity in 2020, surpassing the roughly 84 terawatt-hours of electricity estimated from coal plants.

In July 2019, the Electrical Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) reported that wind met 22% of the state’s electrical needs of 2019, exceeding coal, which provided 21% of total electricity. The latest prediction is expected to encourage electric utilities operating in Texas, which are shifting toward renewables, to invest more in wind projects…”

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