Wind Power In Texas: Not Just Hot Air

Law360, New York (January 31, 2017, 1:11 PM EST) -- On Oct. 26, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a report challenging the view that Texas is a leader in wind power production. According to the report, in 2015, Texas lagged far behind states in the Midwest, Plains, Northwest and Northeast regions in utilizing wind energy as a percentage of total net electricity generation.

Iowa, South Dakota and Kansas led the survey, with 31 percent, 25 percent and 24 percent shares of wind energy as percentages of their total net generation, respectively. Texas came in...
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