A Mighty Wind: How Texas’s pro-energy, anti-regulation philosophy conspired to create a regional wind boomRead more
If you were a newcomer trying to figure out how Texas politics works, a good start would be to look at the state’s two leading think tanks. The center-left Center for Public Policy Priorities, consigned to an office in North Austin away from the Legislature’s orbit, is full of warm-hearted policy geeks who try hard […]
Last year, wind energy officially emerged as the nation’s top source of renewable energy for the first time. That is probably not that surprising for anyone in the energy sector, but it may be surprising to others that conservative policymakers have been a driving force in wind’s growth.