Posts tagged: Austin Texas

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 […]

Aston Martin to race with solar power

By Noah Joseph Aston Martin may be more about luxury GTs than performance-obsessed supercars, but when it comes to racing, it’s no holds barred. Aston Martin Racing has developed competition-spec versions of the Vantage and DB9, and even done a few LMP1 prototypes. But while some have been powered by V8s and others by V12s, […]

Texas city’s government uses 100% renewable energy

Earlier this month the city of Austin, Texas made a big green move. The municipal government transitioned all its buildings — from libraries to fire stations — to 100 percent renewable energy, making it the largest local government to be powered completely by renewables. The city will subscribe to about 400 million kilowatt-hours of renewable […]

Going Green at Your Storage Facility

Surprisingly, the self-storage industry is actually inherently green. Facilities use far fewer resources to operate that most other businesses use to occupy the same space. Many locations have even taken it a step further and have embraced the green movement. The growing popularity of recycling and alternate energy forms has positioned this industry as a […]

SolarFlora: Sleek Beautiful Green Power

SolarFlora: Sleek Beautiful Green Power This solar flower — slightly more literal that these solar sunflowers in Austin — has been getting more and more attention these days. SolarFlora, designed by Nectar Design, is now on tour at events and locations in California. Tweet