When you think of Texas energy, you probably think about oil derricks and natural gas pumps and the like. But wind turbines increasing have become part of the landscape of the Lone Star State. Texas now leads the nation in electricity generated by wind. The January 2021 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 nearly a quarter of the nation’s electricity generated by wind in October. That’s more than twice the amount from the next state, Iowa. Here’s the rest of the Top 10, in thousand megawatt hours.