Posts tagged: West Texas

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 […]

Solar Power Can Aid Strained Texas Grid, Officials Say

  Solarpower can play a role in aiding Texas’ strained electric grid, industry officials and regulators said Tuesday at a meeting devoted to solar power in San Antonio. “Solar will help ERCOT, will help in our resource adequacy challenge,” Public Utility Commissioner Rolando Pablos of San Antonio said at the conference, which was convened by […]