Saturday, August 4th at 10am – John Simon from Freedom Solar Power presents “Austin Home Solar Workshop.” Solar power is growing, and prices in Texas have dropped more than 50 percent over the past 5 years. At the same time, rebates and tax credits are...

From Solar Austin - We are excited to announce our July Happy Hour speaker: Paul Watson, Director of Dividend Finance. Mr. Watson will guide us through the ins and outs of solar financing and answer your questions. Although solar panel costs have come down dramatically, the upfront...

From Solar Austin - We're excited to invite you to Solar Austin’s first annual Summer Solstice Celebration! Please join us to celebrate our precious solar resources and community advocacy for renewable energy on the longest day of the year. We’re passionate about solar policy and technology, but...

The amount of solar energy installed within Austin city limits grew 27 percent last year, making Austin 17th in the nation in terms of local solar capacity.   That's according to a new report from the Environment Texas Research and Policy Center, entitled, "Shining Cities 2018: How Smart Local Policies Are Expanding Solar Power In...

From Solar Austin - This month we have a special solar-powered sponsor: Texas Beer Company! The first 33 ticketed happy hour attendees will get a free Texas Beer Company Pecos Amber beer. What is Austin Energy doing locally when it comes to solar? Our city-owned utility has...

From Austin Energy - Join Austin Energy to celebrate the grand opening of the La Loma Community Solar farm. Come see the solar farm firsthand and learn how you can share in the benefits of 100% local solar energy. There will also be free food, prizes, and kids...

Austin's biggest initiative to bring solar power to renters and low-income customers officially begins today. That's right. The La Loma Community Solar Farm is now pumping out locally-produced renewable energy.   What is community solar?   Community solar is a program that allows Austinites who have not traditionally had...

From Solar Austin - The Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) is going big with community solar. By the end of 2018, the co-op expects to have 15 MW online at five sites throughout its service territory. These local solar installations will be used to provide power to...

Over the past few weeks, you've probably seen some headlines in the news about a new federal solar tariff. What does that really mean? And how will it affect the solar industry in Austin?   Find out with the latest podcast from our radio partner, Shades of...