Tag: Austin

  • Austin And Boulder Win SolSmart Gold Awards For Solar Programs

    The cities of Austin and Boulder are two of 14 American cities to achieve gold status under the DOE SolSmart program. It is designed to reduce administrative red tape and lower installation costs for rooftop solar installations.

  • Another 162 MW Of Solar Approved For Austin, Texas

    Austin, Texas just might become the most solar powered city in America. About two weeks ago, it approved the development of a new round of 288 MW of solar power projects. Even more recently, it approved an additional 162 MW, bringing the total to 450 MW, and that is just for new projects. If these new projects are […]

  • Lennar Launches Austin Community With Solar As Standard Feature

    In what’s being referred to as the first “community-wide, ground-up residential solar program in Texas,” Lennar is collaborating with SunStreet Energy Group on a community in Austin, Texas, which includes rooftop solar as a standard feature. The Colorado Crossing development, located in southeast Austin, will eventually encompass more than 500 homes, each with a home […]

  • Community Solar Power Gets Big Boost From First Solar

    Originally published on Planetsave. There has long been a huge gap in the solar market, a gap between large, utility-scale solar projects and rooftop solar projects. It would be a disservice to numerous companies, organizations, citizen investors, and solar-supportive politicians to say that there has been nothing between those two installation types, but this middle […]

  • 950 MW Of Solar For Austin, TX By 2025

    Recently, the city of Austin raised its solar power goal from 200 MW by 2020 to 950 MW by 2025. 200 MW of this solar power will be operating within Austin’s city limits and 750 MW will be utility-scale solar. Actually, the goal for Austin is at least 950 MW. For the 200 MW portion — the […]