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Re: Wind Power
« Reply #30 on: April 05, 2014, 02:33:41 pm »
US Wind Energy Output Breaks Records  ;D

 Michael Goggin, AWEA 
 April 04, 2014 

Wind energy is breaking records across the U.S., thanks to long-needed transmission upgrades that are relieving congestion on the power grid and allowing more clean energy to reach consumers.



Last week, a new record was set on the main Texas grid, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), reaching over 10,000 MW of wind. This was the most ever for a U.S. power system, the equivalent of powering more than five million average Texas homes. In two previously unreported records, wind energy supplied a record 39.7 percent of total ERCOT electricity demand this past Monday, March 31, and two weeks ago the Southwest Power Pool region just to the north of Texas set a new wind record with 7,202 MW of wind production.

Full story here:
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/04/us-wind-energy-output-breaks-records
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