Posts tagged: Austin Energy

Austin Just Became a National Leader in Solar Energy

By: Rob Preliasco   By 2025, the city of Austin will produce more solar energy than most states in the U.S. do today … if Austin Energy can afford it. The Affordable Energy Resolution passed by the Austin City Council on August 28 directs Austin Energy to procure 600 megawatts of solar power by 2025. That […]

Solar, Texas-Style: 400MW of PV for San Antonio From OCI and CPS

The only near-term solar demand in Texas will be in two municipal utilities’ service territories—in Austin and San Antonio. By: Eric Wesoff: July 24, 2012 Texas is aiming for single-project solar bragging rights with the planned municipally owned 400-megawatt OCI/CPS project in and around the city of San Antonio. The larger-size utility-scale solar projects in […]

Wind Energy Driving Down Consumer Electric Rates

Wind energy is more affordable than ever, and new installations across the country are savingconsumers money on their electric bills, as utilities rush to lock in long-term favorable rates. “This is what a successful business looks like with stable tax policy. Utilities are locking in a great deal for their electric customers while it’s available. […]