TITLE

The Green Rose of Texas

AUTHOR(S)
McGrane, Sally
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Foreign Policy;Nov/Dec2006, Issue 157, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article describes the state of Texas' efforts to build a wind energy industry. Texas' topography makes it ideal for wind power and the state is beginning to utilize it. In response to a law directing the utilities to buy a certain amount of renewable energy, Texas has already met its 2009 goals for megawatt capacity and is now receiving two to three percent of its energy from wind.
ACCESSION #
22995284

 

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