in News Departments > People
print the content item

Former Texas Rep. Paul Sadler, a Democrat who served in the Texas House from 1991 to 2003, has accepted the position of executive director for the Wind Coalition, a regional trade group of wind power producers that advocates for the continued development of wind resources in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas territory and the Southwest Power Pool.

"The responsible development of renewable sources of energy like wind power can help us generate additional new energy capacity while protecting the air we breathe," says Sadler. "We can increase our energy capacity, protect our environment and stimulate rural economies through the continued development of wind energy resources."

The Wind Coalition includes more than 25 companies involved in wind industry development, manufacturing and construction. It also includes public interest groups such as Texas Public Citizen and the Environmental Defense Fund.



Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Sen. Grassley Makes Another Legislative Push For Wind PTC Extension

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, a long-time wind power advocate, recently made an effort to bring attention to the importance of a production tax credit extension.


Alberta Breaks Wind Power Record, Then Does It Again

Last week, the Alberta Electric System Operator recorded new wind production peaks in the Canadian province - highlighting how well the grid integrated the renewable energy.


Federal Appeals Court Finds Obama's Wind Farm Decision Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. government violated the constitutional rights of Chinese-owned Ralls Corp. when ordering the divestment of four Oregon wind farms.


Renewables Make Up Over 50% Of New U.S. Power In First Half Of 2014

According to a recent government report, renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, continue to dominate new electric generating capacity.


Suzlon Facility Lends Key Assist In Developing 'The Wind Technicians Of Tomorrow'

The turbine manufacturer’s Elgin, Ill.-based training facility is the culmination of a program that puts a new twist on a proven method of instruction.

Canwea_id1984
Navigant_id1983
Renewable NRG_id1934