Texas approves major new wind power project

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Texas, headquarters of America's oil industry, is about to stake a fortune on wind power. In what experts say is the biggest investment in the clean and renewable energy in U.S. history, utility officials in the Lone Star State gave preliminary approval Thursday to a $4.9 billion plan to build new transmission lines to carry wind-generated electricity from gusty West Texas to urban areas like Dallas.

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The land being used for this project coincides wit... by Dennis Kaiser on Friday, Jul 18, 2008 at 9:17:47 AM
Underneath all the hoopla and high hopes, lies the... by Ivan Hentschel on Saturday, Jul 19, 2008 at 1:32:09 PM