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 – so much so that Texas leads the nation, by far, in electricity generated by wind. The October ChooseEnergy.com® Wind Generation Report, an analysis of the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, shows just how much the state dominates.
Texas produced 32.3 percent of the nation’s electricity generated by wind in July. That’s nearly four times the amount from the next state, Oklahoma. Here’s the rest of the Top 10, in thousand megawatt hours.