Wind. The alternative and renewable resource . How it Works. The wind passes over the blades creating lift (like an aircraft wing) which causes the rotor to turn.
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Microsoft Goes Green
The Surge in Wind
ERCOT officials witnessed a surge in new wind farm proposals from West Texas and the Panhandle, where the new lines have opened millions of acres for potential development. Roughly 25,000 MW of wind energy projects are currently under way
By 2016, West Texas should send nearly 16,000 MW of power to the grid (as much wind energy as the current combined output of the next three largest wind-producing states -- California, Iowa and Illinois)
As other resources -- including those from the Texas coastal zone -- come online, Texas by the end of the decade should be the fifth largest wind energy producer in the world