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Industrial Info Resources

March 09, 2010 05:00 ET

Texas Uses Unique Advantages to Expedite Renewable Energy and Transmission Planning, an Industrial Info News Alert

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - March 9, 2010) -  Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- If Texas were its own country, it would be the world's third-largest national wind market. Paul Sadler, executive director of the Wind Coalition, and other speakers at the recent American Wind Energy Association conference in Denver acknowledged that a large part of Texas' success in siting and building windfarms and transmission lines stems from the state's unique regulatory and electrical situation. The state of Texas functions as a self-contained electric market, almost entirely unconnected to adjacent states.

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