The Hale Wind Farm is outside of Petersburg and south of Plainview.

Why the Texas grid causes the High Plains to turn off its wind turbines

LUBBOCK — The state’s High Plains region, which covers 41 counties in the Texas Panhandle and West Texas, is home to more than 11,000 wind turbines — the most in any area of the state. The region could generate enough wind energy to power at least 9 million homes. Experts say the additional energy could …

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