In the Permian Basin, where oil is king, another type of energy is prevalent in the area; but getting people to notice how significant it is to the energy industry isn’t a breeze.
Driving past Notrees or getting to Interstate 10 through Iraan, wind turbines can be seen stretched across the West Texas plains, their blades spinning in the wind as they collect and store kinetic energy. That energy is then sent to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) grid and distributed among 23 million Texas residents.
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Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.