From Austin Energy Green Building and the Texas Solar Energy Society - The 21st Cool House Tour is Sunday June 11! This is a great opportunity to learn about the importance of energy efficient and sustainable design and construction from the homeowners and professionals who have...

Sponsored Post - from Fourth& Looking to live life with a smaller carbon footprint? Fourth& is a new sustainably-focused condo development in Austin that automatically provides each of its residents with rooftop solar, allowing you to gain all the benefits of solar energy without even having...

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 experts, this class will provide an overview of all things solar as well as give...

From Solar Austin - Austin Energy has been a leader on renewable energy adoption, including distributed solar for many years. That’s both because of leadership at the utility and the Austin City Council and because of public demand for progressive energy policies. That’s the beauty of having...

Where should Austin get its energy? Well, that's what the city is trying to figure out. Every few years, the city puts together an update to the Austin Energy Resource, Generation, and Climate Protection Plan, which basically decides where the utility will get its energy for...

Austin just marked a major milestone in its fight against climate change. Last week, our city's electric utility (Austin Energy) announced that it had begun receiving energy from the East Pecos Solar Facility, a new 120 megawatt solar plant in West Texas. Austin Energy has...

From Solar Austin - There was a time when solar energy was only accessible to those with cash on hand to buy a system outright. Then financing for solar became common place and middle income people with decent credit scores could go solar without paying up...

  Sponsored Post - from NATiVE Wayne Epps founded Epps Body & Paint in 1988 and grew it into a well-respected Bee Caves business. In 2011, Wayne asked Steve and Melissa Takamatsu to continue his tradition of fine auto body repair and add Epps to their already...

Have you been near the old Seaholm Power Plant lately? It's in the area downtown (south of 5th street between Lamar Boulevard and Nueces Street) that is being completely redeveloped. The power plant was decommissioned many years ago, and has since been transformed into an office...

Austin is leading the way in advancing solar energy in the US. This week, the city was recognized by the US Department of Energy for its work in improving access to solar energy. Together, Austin City Council, local advocates, and Austin Energy have done this by...