Green New Deal Turns Black

Half of Texas Wind Turbines Freeze, Hurting Electricity Output

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Nearly half of the wind turbines in the state of Texas froze in recent winter weather, hurting state power supplies, according to state authorities.

The Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday:

Nearly half of Texas’ installed wind power generation capacity has been offline because of frozen wind turbines in West Texas, according to Texas grid operators.

Wind farms across the state generate up to a combined 25,100 megawatts of energy. But unusually moist winter conditions in West Texas brought on by the weekend’s freezing rain and historically low temperatures have iced many of those wind turbines to a halt.

As of Sunday morning, those iced turbines comprise 12,000 megawatts of Texas’ installed wind generation capacity, although those West Texas turbines don’t typically spin to their full generation capacity this time of year.

Read the rest at breitbart.com.

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2 Responses to Green New Deal Turns Black

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  2. Joe Z says:

    Again, comrades, this is ALL TRUMP’S FAULT. After all, if he and his followers weren’t evil racists the weather would have been warmer and this would not have happened.

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