Latest News Stories About Solar Power In Texas

The following article contains important news about solar & renewable energy in Texas and across America from the month of July 2018. Contact the leading solar company in Texas – Alba Energy – to learn about saving money by powering your home or business with clean, unlimited solar energy.


July News Solar Energy In Texas

Alba Energy: Texas Heatwave Challenges Grid With Record Power Demand

Power forecasts from ERCOT are indicating Texas could see historic high demand and even higher prices for electricity this summer thanks to a state-wide heat wave. Electricity providers like ONCOR sent our emergency conservation requests asking customers to use less electricity from air conditioning units and clothers dryers in order to prevent brown-outs. Many electric utilities across Texas offer solar rebates & incentives to encourage customers to produce their own electricity with solar panels.

Community Impact Newspaper: Solar Farm Helps Georgetown Texas Go Green

Georgetown officials, including Mayor Dale Ross and City Manager David Morgan, joined a ribbon-cutting ceremony in early July for the 1,250-acre Buckthorn solar plant in Pecos County in West Texas. The plant began supplying solar-generated power to Georgetown in July. An agreement between Georgetown and NRG Energy Inc. will supply the city with solar power through 2041, according to the city.

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El Paso Times: Solar Car Challenge Rolls Through Texas

26 High School Teams are participating in the 2018 Solar Car Challenge, a cross-country event starting at the world-famous Texas Motor Speedway and heading all the way over to California! Teams this year have registered from New York, Maryland, North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, Michigan, Oregon, California, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

Midland Reporter: $400M Solar Farm To Be Built In West Texas

Texas will soon have an even bigger largest solar power plant in the state. A new project just received the green-light from local permitting parties. The Phoebe solar farm will be located in Winkler County in West Texas near the New Mexico border with a total size of 315 MW-DC. Larger projects may be coming too, as rumors about 500 MW developments have been heard.

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