Almost a decade ago, Texas surprised everyone by surpassing the king of wind, California. Texas now has over 18,000 megawatts of wind power installed, compared to just 6,100 megawatts or so for California, coming from behind and quickly tripling California’s installed capacity. Could this same story unfold for solar power in the coming decade?
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.