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Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

San Marcos, NextEra inking deal to buy wind, natural gas power

After decades of dependence on the Lower Colorado River Authority, the city of San Marcos is negotiating a contract with Florida-based NextEra Energy Inc. to buy wholesale wind- and natural gas-generated electricity.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

ERCOT sets new wind record

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the system operator for the state’s bulk transmission grid, recently reported a new record set for electricity generation from wind systems.