There has been a surge of interest and activity surrounding the viability of renewable energy in recent years. Chris Coleman, senior meteorologist at the Energy Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), is working on finding the best ways to harness the power of wind over vast stretches of the Texas countryside. This is yet another example of how knowledge of wind, sun’s activity and weather in general can inform decision making.
Find out how Texas’s power generation is projected to evolve in the future below:
Photo courtesy of Michael Paulsen, Houston Chronicle Staff