Sponsored Post - from Austin Energy Green Building   Been working hard to make your house the most beautiful, eco-friendly home in Austin? Now's your chance to show it off.   Austin Energy Green Building and the Texas Solar Energy Society are currently accepting applications for the 2018 Cool House Tour. Each year, the Cool...

From TreeHouse - Maximize your energy efficiency by using solar energy and smart home capabilities!  Join us for this class that will focus on solar energy and smart home technology integration.  We can't wait to see you there! You can RSVP here.              ...

Austin is a pretty climate conscious city. That's why for years, our city's electric utility, Austin Energy, has been providing discounts and rebates to homeowners who install solar panels on their roofs. These programs have not only supported our city's greenhouse gas emission goals, but...

Austin is not the only city making the push for solar energy. Earlier this month, a group of 70 US mayors signed a letter written by the nonprofit organization Environment America, pledging their support for solar energy and its advancement in local communities across the country.   "We, the undersigned U.S. Mayors and...

Less money. More solar.   That's the big takeaway from a new solar contract that Austin City Council approved earlier this month. Now that they have Council's approval, our city's electric utility (Austin Energy) will purchase all of the output from a new 150 MW solar plant being built in west...

From Solar Austin - This month, Solar Austin will focus on efforts across Central Texas to make #solar more accessible to low- and moderate- income families. Low- and moderate- income families represent 40 percent of America’s population, but less than 5 percent of all solar customers. These households, non-profits, and...

Sponsored Post - from the Solar Business Festival Interested in the solar industry in Texas? Then save the date for the 2nd Annual Solar Business Festival, taking place November 29th and 30th at the Thompson Conference Center on the University of Texas Campus. The Solar Business Festival (SBF), is the leading solar conference and...

From Solar Austin - This month, Solar Austin is going to step outside of our Austin bubble and hear about solar development in Africa. While industrialized countries face the challenge of transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy, many developing countries – particularly those in Africa...

From TreeHouse - Eliminate those power bills with SOLAR! Join us for an introduction to easy, accessible and affordable home solar systems for the Austin, Texas area. Taught by our in-house solar expert, Mike Hults, this class will provide an overview of all things solar as well...

Once again, the City of Austin has been recognized for being a leader in green energy. The EPA recently released its annual ranking of top Green Power Partners. The City of Austin is fifth in the nation among local governments that purchase renewable energy.  Currently, the City of Austin gets 100 percent of...