It's very cool for the Lone Star State to finally be recognized as the player in other forms of energy than just oil. A publisher no less observant than The Wall Street Journal has said so in their latest article on Texas energy, "Which State Is a Big Renewable Energy Pioneer? Texas."

"Texas has added more wind-based generating capacity than any other state, with wind turbines accounting for 16% of electrical generating capacity as of April," reports Bill Spindle and Rebecca Smith in the Journal. "Now Texas is anticipating a huge surge in solar power."

Our local suburb of Georgetown is already setting the pace for the country.

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Texas has added more wind-based generating capacity than any other state,

Add fracking to the mix as well as free-market electricity to the home, and you have the most innovative energy state in the nation.

According to this major mainstream newspaper, who's responsible for this forward-looking approach? Don't faint: George W. Bush.