When you think of Texas energy, you may 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 energy. The August ChooseEnergy.com® Wind Generation Report analyzes the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration and shows how much wind energy each state generates in the month.
Texas produced more than 30% of the nation’s electricity generated by wind in May, according to the EIA’s most recent data. That’s three times the amount from the next state, Oklahoma. Here’s the rest of the top 10, in thousand megawatt-hours.