Wind power now No. 1 renewable electric resource in U.S.
Original story at KTXS• 9 mentions • 4 months ago
KTXS 4 months ago
ABILENE, Texas - Wind has surpassed hydroelectric as the top renewable electric resource in the United States, according to a new report by the American Wind Energy Association. This puts wind power as the fourth highest overall electric energy source behind natural gas, coal, and nuclear energy. A "balance of power, if you will in terms of energy, is shifting to West Texas. Every new job is going to be here, every lost job is going to be in East Texas -- and that's an upside down situation from what we all grew up with," said Greg Wortham, director of ...