According to data released by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), as much as 22% of the Lone Star state's electricity was derived from wind this year from January through June.
In the first half of the year, a total of 38.7TWh came from wind and 38TWh from coal. Still, combined cycle gas plants produced 68.3TWh.
In the windiest month, April, almost 27% of the state’s electricity was wind-generated compared with 19% from coal.
Texas is home to more wind capacity than any other US state, with almost 25GW of wind capacity installed.