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Latest News Stories About Solar Power In TEXAS

30 Aug 2017

Posted in Alba Energy News, Industry News, Press, Residential by Alba Energy

The following article contains important solar energy news in Texas and other solar updates from across the United States during the month of August. Scroll down to view the latest solar power news, and contact Alba Energy to learn about saving money by powering your Texas home or business with sunshine.


Solar Power World: Alba Energy Named A Top Solar Company In Texas


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Austin-based Alba Energy was recently named one of the top solar companies in the United States by Solar Power World Magazine. SPW’s Top Solar Contractors List was released at the end of July, ranking the top solar companies in America based on total installed solar power capacity. With a new office now open in Houston, along with existing offices in Austin, McAllen, and San Antonio, Alba Energy has grown to be a major player in adding solar to Texas’s power grid!


Elgin Courier: Bluebonnet Tour Of Solar Homes Coming In September


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Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s second annual Solar Tour is coming up next Saturday, September 9th. This free, family-friendly event goes from 9 am to 1 pm and will include breakfast and a tour of Bluebonnet’s Eco Home, followed by a self-guided tour of nearby residential solar panel installations. Learn more and RSVP on Bluebonnet's Facebook event page.


Utility Dive: Oncor Drops Proposed Minimum Charge For DER Customers


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Oncor Electric customers are likely to see a 7.5% rate hike take effect this November. The utility is asking state regulators for a $317 million rate increase which they say is needed to pay for grid improvements. If approved, the proposal would bring Oncor’s guaranteed revenue requirement to $4.5 billion annually.


KHOU: The Great Texas Eclipse Is Coming (In 2024)


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If you missed the August Solar Eclipse entirely, or if you were outside the totality zone of total darkness, you’ll have another chance at seeing a total solar eclipse in 2024. Residents of Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio will be in the path of totality when the moon and sun align again on April 8th, 2024.The “Great Texas Eclipse” will begin at approximately 12:19 pm, maximum coverage will occur at 1:40 pm and the eclipse will end at 3:01 pm.

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