Wind Turbines Powering the City of Georgetown, Texas

From the City of Georgetown: Wind turbines are providing for Georgetown’s energy needs three months ahead of schedule. The Spinning Spur 3 wind farm near Amarillo, which was projected to start producing electricity in January, became operational September 28, 2015. The wind plant is now providing energy to meet most of Georgetown’s daily power needs, […]

Don’t Pull the Plug on Texas Ratepayers – Give Them the CREZ They’re Paying For

Urge your Lawmakers to Vote No on CREZ Killing Amendments Download: What You Should Know About Texas CREZ The CREZ transmission projects are already paying off for Texas by bringing cheaper electricity to consumers across the state. They are nearly complete. But, some groups are lobbying to end CREZ before its final projects are done. Completing […]

TEXAS: Wind Coalition Statement on Senate Passage of Texas Senate Bill 931

Earlier today, the Texas Senate passed Senate Bill 931 by Senator Troy Fraser.  The bill would end the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and would end the Texas Public Utility Commission’s discretionary authority under the Competitive Renewable Energy Zones (CREZ) program.  A link to the bill is available here. Jeff Clark, Executive Director of The Wind […]

Wind Coalition Urges No Vote on Texas SB 931

Senate Bill 931 – Abandoning Texas Energy Investors Repeal of the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and CREZ Authority SB 931, which would repeal the RPS (Renewable Portfolio Standard) and eliminate the still-not-complete CREZ program, represents a massive step backward in Texas successful energy policies.  The bill harms investors who committed capital to Texas renewable generation […]