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Solar (and wind) help to keep the AC on in Texas

Oct 31, 2019 8:30:00 AM / by Christian Roselund, pv magazine

A recent report by the state’s grid operator shows that solar and wind helped to meet peak demand on days of peak power demand in August, including the scorching afternoon that set a new all-time record.


Topics: Solar, Energy Storage, Texas, Wind Energy, DERs, Climate Change, ERCOT

Christian Roselund, pv magazine

Written by Christian Roselund, pv magazine

Christian Roselund serves as Americas editor at pv magazine, and joined in 2014. Prior to this he covered global solar policy, markets and technology for Solar Server, and has written about renewable energy for CleanTechnica, German Energy Transition, Truthout, The Guardian (UK), and IEEE Spectrum. He is based in New England.

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