1. RENEWABLE ENERGY:
Grid improvements help powerful storm electrify the Southwest
Wind energy production in Texas and adjacent states Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska set one-day records last month. Turbines generated nearly 10,300 megawatts of electricity across the Electric Reliability Council of Texas' grid March 26, just six days after wind farms in the neighboring Southwest Power Pool set a similar one-day record with 7,202 MW of generation.