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Austin Energy is close to signing a contract to purchase the the lowest priced solar power deal ever from two solar farms in West Texas. The total size is 150 MW with a price just below 5 cents per kilowatt-hour. That is far cheaper than solar energy had generally been going for...more
We have joined with Public Citizen to launch Solarize Texas, inspired by the success of the Plano Solar Advocates' Solarize Plano.
Austin Energy has issued a long awaited Request for Proposal for a proposed
3-4MW community solar project. Austin Energy customers who are unable or choose not to have rooftop solar may subscribe to the system to offset a portion of their electric use. The project is expected to be completed by mid-2015.
It is with great sadness that we hear HelioVolt will be closing its Austin operations. On the verge of ramping up their solar thin film production, they were informed that investor SK Group of Korea was pulling out of the solar industry.
12 Trends Leading us to Zero Energy Homes Read this encouraging article that quotes Sam Rashkin, the U.S. Department of Energy’s chief architect for building technologies, on his presentation to the latest SPEER conference.
San Antonio has published a concise and clear checklist to insure that your planned solar system does not run into interference from your HOA.
A website from the National Renewable Energy Lab makes reading US solar data easy. Check out Time Mapper, an animation of solar pv installations in the nation from 2000 to the present.
Read the top 10 solar energy news stories of the day, compliments of SolarWakeup