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  •  And yet, Texas trails only California in the (2+ / 0-)
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    production of renewable energy in the US. Take out geothermal and hydropower, and Texas leads every other state.

    And...

    It's getting better:

    Significant new solar capacity is being added and more is likely to follow in the wake of a grid beefed up to carry all of the wind power being generated.

    Texas has announced that it will be coal-free by 2016 and should be relatively unaffected by the new regulations.

    LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

    by dinotrac on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 04:04:49 PM PDT

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    •  That's GOOD news! (0+ / 0-)

      But you have to wonder WHY?

      Who's pushing this?

      I thought Texas was a Republican state, and as such, didn't accept AGW... and yet someone has been busy putting in renewable energy.

      A fo ben, bid bont. - Welsh proverb. ( translation: If you want to be a leader, be a bridge.)

      by Gwennedd on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 09:29:48 PM PDT

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