Texas Ahead Of California On Wind Power


FPL Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of FPL Group (NYSE:FPL - News) has announced that "as of the end of August it had completed 662 megawatts of the Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center in Texas making it the largest wind farm in the world. When the last phase of the project is complete later this month, the Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center will have a total capacity of 735 megawatts". The Center has "291 GE 1.5 megawatt wind turbines and 130 Siemens 2.3 megawatt wind turbines..." OK Arnold, you better get kickin because: "According to AWEA, at the end of the second quarter of 2006 Texas' cumulative total stood at 2,370 megawatts of capacity followed by California's 2,323 megawatts".