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Nike is going 100% renewable with new 86MW wind farm in Texas

In a press release by Nike news last month, the company announced that it has signed its second major wind contract with Avangrid Renewables — this time for 86 megawatts of Texas wind power. With this agreement, Nike will source 100% renewable energy  and "will continue to drive collaboration to accelerate a low-carbon growth economy.” "This… Continue reading Nike is going 100% renewable with new 86MW wind farm in Texas

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New 300-MW wind farm in Texas

Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE),  a leading developer of U.S. wind and solar projects with over 1,800 megawatts of renewable power projects in California, New Jersey, and Texas announced last week the financing of its Tahoka Wind project, a 300 megawatt wind farm in Lynn County, Texas. GE Renewable Energy will supply the project with 120… Continue reading New 300-MW wind farm in Texas

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Everything is bigger in Texas, including wind power!

Scientists at UT predict that by 2019, the state will get more energy from wind than coal.   Wind capacity is expected to increase by nearly 4,000 MW by 2018, meaning wind capacity will soon exceed coal capacity in Texas. Given current capacity factors for the respective technologies, it’s conceivable that energy generation from wind… Continue reading Everything is bigger in Texas, including wind power!