Tag: Texas

  • SolarCity Offers New Solar Power Program For El Paso & Las Cruces

    SolarCity has already installed rooftop solar systems on about 4,000 homes within Fort Bliss, but now it wants to expand into the rest of El Paso, Texas, and Las Cruces, New Mexico. Fort Bliss is the second-largest army post in the country with head quarters in El Paso. “We’ll grow as fast as the market […]

  • 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 […]

  • Anti-Solar Campaign Exposed

    A Texas-based group appears to be behind an effort to misrepresent a number of electricity consumers in Wisconsin. The Consumer Energy Alliance is alleged to have sent in 2,500 names of Wisconsin residents who were said to support increasing fixed costs for residential consumers of electricity. The proposed rate increases could deter residents from getting […]

  • Texas Solar Power Potential Is HUGE

    Texas Solar Power Potential Is HUGE

    Check out the awesome Texas solar power facts in the following Texas solar power infographic (well, one not so awesome fact in there too):

  • Top Solar Power Companies…

    Top Solar Power Companies…

    Want to know which are the top solar power companies in the US, or in the world? For a thorough look at solar power companies leading various solar power markets and holding various solar power records, check out our Solar Energy & Solar Power Facts page. However, for a look simply at the top solar module manufacturers […]

  • $1 Million In Annual Electricity Savings For KB Home & SunPower Solar Customers

    KB Home and SunPower just celebrated their 1,000th solar home customer. In combination with that, they are also celebrating an estimated $1 million or so a year in annual electricity savings amongst their 1,000 customers. Incidentally, KB Home and SunPower came together for this milestone announcement at an event in Lancaster, California — a city […]