Wind Power in Texas Featured in Today’s Wall Street Journal

September 23rd, 2002  |  Published in Press Releases

Wind Power in Texas Featured in Today’s Wall Street Journal

AUSTIN, TX – September 23, 2002 – The growth of wind power as a clean and renewable energy source in Texas is the subject of a major story in today’s (Monday, September 23) Wall Street Journal titled “The New Texas Wind Rush.” The story focuses on the growing importance of wind power as a clean energy source for generating electricity and details its beneficial impact on the economy of West Texas towns and area ranchers. Featured are an Austin-based wind power developer, Cielo Wind Power, and West Texas landowners and political officials in Upton County and the town of McCamey.

“We’re pleased that wind power is being acknowledged nationally as a solution to our need for affordable electricity but also as a major contributor to improving the economy of West Texas in general and the lives of the area’s farmers and ranchers in particular,” said Walt Hornaday, president of Cielo. “Texas is the national leader in developing wind energy as a renewable and clean source for generating electricity,” he added.

Cielo Wind Power, LLC develops, constructs, and maintains utility-grade wind power projects. With field offices in McCamey and White Deer, Texas, Austin-based Cielo Wind Power is the largest wind developer in the Southwest and has the largest development staff dedicated solely to cost-effective and environmentally responsible wind project development. Cielo Wind Power is a privately held company. For more information about Cielo, go to www.cielowind.com .