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In Lubbock, the Evolution of Wind is on Display.

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By Kate Galbraith

LUBBOCK - A century ago, Texas was covered with windmills, which pumped water from aquifers so cattle could drink and gardens could grow. Thousands of these old-style models still exist in remote pastures, but in recent years far taller and more powerful turbines have sprouted atop western mesas, transforming this oil and gas state into the national leader in wind-generated electrical power.
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Publication:The Texas Tribune
Geographic Code:1U7TX
Date:Aug 1, 2011
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