In Texas wind is big: it’s in the top two states for wind power plants
Electricity generation from wind in the United States has increased from about 6 billion kilowatthours (kWh) in 2000 to about 254 billion kWh in 2017, according to the EIA. That means wind power in the U.S. increased by a factor of 42 in 17 years. And it’s still growing.

In 2017, wind turbines in the United States were the source of nearly 6.3% of total U.S. utility-scale electricity generation, according EIA data.

There are currently 33,000 MW of new wind resources u...

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