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Texas: Wind and solar stake claim to land of oil

Moisés Ávila writes in TechXplore on Texas’ growing share of renewable power.

The C3 Take
  • Texas’ competitive electricity market structure is encouraging the development of all energy sources, including renewables.
  • Navarro County, which is just south of Dallas, is leading the country in new wind and solar projects.
  • Renewable projects are an economic boon for rural areas in the state as they provide billions of dollars in tax revenue to local communities.
  • Texas should continue to implement an “all of the above” market-driven energy strategy to accelerate innovation and benefit consumers.

“Texas is the nation’s leader—by far—in providing clean energy to corporate and industrial buyers, at 35 percent of the national total, according to the American Clean Power organization.”

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