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Historic winter storm freezes Texas wind turbines; millions without power

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Nearly half of Texas wind energy production has frozen to a halt

CHRIS PANDOLFO

The Blaze

Millions are without power in Texas after a historic winter storm blasted the state over the weekend, creating freezing conditions that have made the roads dangerous and knocking out nearly half of Texas’ installed wind power generation.

Texas grid operators who spoke to the Austin American-Statesman said freezing rain and historically low temperatures caused wind turbines in West Texas to freeze to a halt, knocking out some 12,000 megawatts of energy production.

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