Republicans dominate every part of government in Texas. It’s been that way for two decades.

It also happens to be a state with the most wind and utility-scale solar development in the country. Over their 20 years of dominance, Republicans in the state have mostly supported renewables, often in a very warm way. But lately, they’ve turned against them.

In a very short period of time, America’s fastest-growing renewables state became the most hostile. What happened?

This week, we’ll look at the history and political fads that are driving the Texas renewables backlash. We’ll talk with the Houston Chronicle’s Chris Tomlinson about much it could unravel the market.

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