Will 2019 be the year of the turbine? Wind energy continues to surge in Texas

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PORTLAND, Texas — Texas continues to be a force in wind energy, despite a downturn in investment and tariffs on the materials used to make the equipment.

And if a report by the federal government is any indicator, there’s growth potential for wind in oil country in the new year.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration this month released its projections for 2019.

It said a total of 10.9 GW of wind capacity is expected to come online nationally in 2019, most of it near the end of the year. Three states — Texas, Iowa, and Illinois — will be home to more than half of the wind capacity additions for the year.

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