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

While wind farms in the region could help power and lower energy costs for at least 9 million homes, significant infrastructure upgrades would be needed to supply electricity from the region to other parts of the state.

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

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