You’ll never guess what kept Texans warm this winter

by Cassady Craighill

January 9, 2014

The Lone Star state is not used to blasting the heat during the winter, but with this week’s frigid polar vortex, Texans were pulling out the space heaters.

As fossil fuel plants shut down Monday, wind turbines from the state’s several wind farms kept turning providing the amount of wattage required to avoid massive statewide power outages.

Texas produces more wind power than any other state in the United States with more than 40 wind projects.

Read more about the state’s impressive wind energy progress.

Cassady Craighill

By Cassady Craighill

Cassady is a media officer for Greenpeace USA based on the East Coast. She covers climate change and energy, particularly how both issues relate to the Trump administration.

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