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┬áprocure 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