Texas ranks first in the country for both installed and under construction wind capacity as of Q3 2017, supporting over 22,000 wind-related jobs, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).
Wind energy provided 17 percent of all in-state electricity production in Texas in ’17.
Houston-based companies that have signed a contract to purchase wind power for five years or more include Katalyst Data Management (167,232 kWh annually) and Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation (75,000 kWh annually).
Patrick Jankowski, CERP
Senior Vice President, Research
Roel Gabe Martinez, GISP, CERP
Texas ranks #1 in the country for wind capacity
Wind energy's part of all in-state electricity production in Texas