13 Apr '18, 6pm

Texas Gets Truly Free Wind Power from 9pm to 6am - The Green Optimistic

Texas Gets Truly Free Wind Power from 9pm to 6am - The Green Optimistic

Just like everything else that is big in the Lonestar state, the wind blows big at night in Texas. This extra wind blowing so strong at night has created a great surplus of much needed electricity, so much in fact that Texas power company TXU is able to provide free electricity to thousands of customers from the hours of 9pm to 6am. The great state of Texas might possibly have more wind energy than any other state in the country, which will account for roughly 10% of all electricity there. Texas runs its own energy grid, which simply means that the power that is generated in Texas needs to be consumed by the people living there. Some customers are taking advantage of this amazing free-power-to-the-people offer by unplugging larger appliances during the day, only to plug them in again at night, when the power is free. This give-away is not hurting the company because the st...

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