All types of renewable energy are enjoying a renaissance of interest, but none to the degree of residential wind energy in Texas. Wind, of course, is free. Couple that with federal and state tax credits and wind power offers an attractive energy solution.
The use of wind energy dates back to 5000 BC when it was discovered wind could propel boats and ships by filling their sails. Wind power was also used to operate mills and water pumps. The technology was important in settling the New World and now, with rising fossil fuel cost and availability, the use of wind energy is becoming more economically feasible. If often winds up being even less expensive than traditional power sources.
That potential has resulted in a surge of wind power production, which surged at the beginning of the 21st Century. Today, more than 70 countries have wind energy installations capable of providing power to 250 million people. Our Fort Worth renewable energy specialists can help you to join them as they save money and energy in their homes.
In Texas, more than 40 wind farms generate more power than any other state in the nation. With a capacity of more than 12,200 MW, the Lone Star State is one of the largest wind energy producers in the world. Texas’ geography, which is conducive to harvesting wind power, combined with legislated financial incentives and tax credits, makes the future bright for the ongoing wind boom.
Thousands of jobs are also being created in Texas by the wind power industry. Increasing numbers of positions in technology, as well as in other areas vital to the production of electric power need filling by the state’s employment pool.
A comprehensive renewable energy plan for your home may include wind energy. The experts at Bronco Renewable Energy Solutions can evaluate your situation and design a customized power portfolio that is not only environmentally friendly, but also cost-effective. Our Fort Worth renewable energy experts can help you explore options for you home such as horizontal axis wind turbines or vertical axis wind turbines.
Contact us today for more information about residential wind energy in Texas. Call (817) 241-2303 now!