When you think of Texas energy, you probably think about oil derricks and natural gas pumps. But wind turbines have become a much more prominent part of the landscape of the Lone Star State. Texas leads the nation in electricity generated by wind. The August ChooseEnergy.com® Wind Generation Report analyzes the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration and shows just how much the state dominates.
Texas produced more than a quarter of the nation’s electricity generated by wind in May. That’s more than twice the amount from the next state, Iowa. Here’s the rest of the Top 10, in thousand megawatt-hours.