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Created on Tuesday, 05 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: microsoft, wind power, renewable energy, clean energy, texas
November 5 -- It takes a lot of energy to store all the data 1 billion people and 20 million businesses plug into their computers, phones, tablets and gadgets. So as part of an effort to become carbon ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 20 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Texas, PACE, Energy Efficiency, Clean Energy Finance, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy
September 20 -- In Texas, where oil lubricates the economy the same way it does pickup trucks, energy consumption is no exception to the state’s everything-is-bigger reputation. The nation’s leading energy ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 26 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, Texas, Houston, jobs, solar, wind
August 26 -- When it comes to renewable energy, Texas is a prime candidate to lead the way in many sectors, such as solar, which means jobs. To meet this need for trained personnel and staff to fill ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 12 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, Texas, energy savings, security
August 12 -- Deep in the Texas Panhandle — in the heart of seemingly endless farmland — a new government venture is about to sprout. In just days, workers will break ground on the largest federally ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Texas, rural, prices, energy diversity
August 7 -- Here is a “good-news” press release from the U.S. Department of Energy about the burgeoning wind energy industry in Texas. It seems that the Lone Star State has the greatest upside potential ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 24 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Houston, Texas, clean energy, investment, renewable energy
June 24 -- The City of Houston said it agreed to pay $2 million for two years worth of renewable power from Houston-based Reliant Energy Inc. That’s more than 140 megawatts of renewable power — or ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, success, Austin Texas, coastal wind farms
June 19 -- Austin, Texas is about to meet its goal of getting 35% of its energy from renewables, four years before the 2020 target date. Its utility, Austin Energy, is about to sign contracts for ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, Texas, upfront costs, complement with natural gas
June 12 -- To make sure Texas has enough power to keep the lights on and the air conditioning cranking during the summer, the Texas electric power market will likely need to develop both natural gas ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 17 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: California, Texas, clean energy, renewable energy, solar, wind, green energy
May 17 -- California and Texas might be leading the nation’s rollout of solar and wind power, respectively, but Washington, where hydroelectric dams provide over 60 percent of the state’s energy, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 06 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Churches, solar power, St. John's Lutheran Church, Texas, renewable energy, clean energy, environment
May 6 -- St. John's Lutheran Church constructed its towering sanctuary nearly a century ago when congregations spent money to build grand, impressive structures for worship services. Modern heating and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 23 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar, jobs, Texas, California, renewable energy, clean energy
April 23 -- There are more solar energy workers in Texas than there are ranchers. In California, they outnumber actors, and nationwide, America has more solar workers than coal miners. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar, solar jobs, California, Texas, Solar Foundation, renewable energy, clean energy, clean energy economy
April 18 -- According to The Solar Foundation's (TSF) recently released interactive map, California has more solar workers than actors; more Texans work in solar than ranching; and the U.S. solar ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Solar Energy, Solar Panels, SEIA, Residential Photovoltaics, Texas
February 19 -- In the past five years, prices for solar panels -- the now-familiar glassy sheets containing electricity-producing photovoltaic cells -- have fallen at least 80 percent, bringing down the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 15 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Texas, Austin, San Antonio, solar power, solar energy, state policy, clean energy
February 15 -- San Antonio and Austin are using their municipal power companies to push solar electricity generation, and other Texas cities should support state policies boosting solar power, Austin-based ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 11 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Power, Texas, Renewable Energy Technology, Market Trends
February 11 -- Wind storms in west Texas send tumbleweed speeding down the street. But it's the steady gusts that blow through Pecos County every day that are powering the future. "We were approached and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 04 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Texas, wind energy, solar energy, renewable energy, natural gas
February 4 -- Texas is tops among US states when it comes to installed wind power generation capacity, having added 1,826 megawatts (MW) in 2012 to bring its cumulative total to a whopping 12.212 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 04 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, wind energy, Texas, California, Kansas, renewable energy, clean energy
February 4 -- We already knew it was a record-breaking year for the U.S. wind power industry in 2012, as fears that the production tax credit for wind would vanish drove installations at a frenzy pace ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar energy, San Antonio, Texas, OCI Solar Power, solar PV, renewable energy
January 30 -- Construction has now begun on OCI Solar Power’s 400MW solar energy project located in San Antonio, Texas.The first phase, named Alamo I, is expected to be completed by the middle of 2013. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 29 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: ERCOT, renewable energy, clean energy, Texas, wind energy, solar energy, natural gas
... actual output to reflect real world conditions, rather than the previously used 2006 assumed characteristics, wind and solar are more competitive than natural gas over the next 20 years. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 25 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy storage, wind storage, Duke Energy, Notrees Windpower, Texas, battery storage, renewable energy
January 25 -- Duke Energy has fired up the new 36 megawatt energy storage and management facility, which is linked to the Notrees Windpower wind farm in the western part of the state. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
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