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There’s a lot of good news about wind energy these days. Costs keep falling. The sector keeps putting more and more people to work. And growing numbers of cities, states, countries and companies around the world are embracing wind as a powerful tool to cut emissions and create a sustainable future. We even published an e-book about wind energy last year to share some incredible facts about wind power because it’s such a win-win-win: good for our climate, good for our health and good for keeping the lights on. But here’s a fact you might not know. Just four states account for more than half of the wind electricity generation in the U.S. Pretty shocking, right? Let’s dive in. 1. Texas Wow. Everything really is bigger in Texas. The Lone Star State produces and consumes more energy overall than any other state in the country — in fact, its electricity production is double that of Florida, the next closest state. Still, it’s beyond impressive to see that the state accounted for more than 25 percent of the country’s wind electricity generation in each of the past three years . Wind also generated 22 percent of the state’s electrical needs […]

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