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Solar Now in the Mix
The makeup of the energy market is changing,
and nowhere is that more
evident than in Texas,
where The Wall Street
Journal recently reported that more than $1
billion could be invested
in solar farms.
These solar farms would be built in Pecos
County, which sits on the southern edge
of the Permian Basin oil field, making a
very clear visualization of the nation's
energy present and possible future.
According to reports, these solar farms
could generate more than 10,000 mega-

watts by 2029, which equals the amount
of solar energy being generated throughout the entire country today.
What's even more remarkable about
these potential solar farms is that they
are being explored despite the fact that
Texas does not offer any government incentives for solar projects. In states such
as California and Nevada, large-scale
solar projects have only taken hold because the incentives to utilities to install
them have made them worth the effort.
Today, however, solar power has become
so affordable to produce and competitively priced that utilities are taking the
initiative to make it part of their portfolios. And Texas' abundant land and sun
certainly do little to discourage investors.
Texas is fond of reminding us that everything is bigger there, and it seems that
will include the commitment to diversifying the energy mix, as well.

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