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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