For the First Time, Wind on the Plains Supplied More Than Half Region’s Power

Wind turbines across the Great Plains states produced, for the first time, more than half the region’s electricity Sunday.

The power grid that supplies a corridor stretching from Montana to the Texas Panhandle was getting 52.1 percent of its power from wind at 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, Little Rock, Arkansas-based Southwest Power Pool Inc. said in a statement Monday.

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