The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) issued an Interim Final Order yesterday that could enable construction of up to 22,806 Megawatts (MW) of new wind power in Texas. A final order, transmission plan, and budget are still pending before the Commission but are expected to be finalized in early 2008.

"While many states are talking about ways to bring more clean energy to customers and improve air quality, Texas is doing it." --Mike Sloan, Managing Consultant of The Wind Coalition