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Lightsource BP closes on financing for 260-MW solar project in Texas

Lightsource BP closes on financing for 260-MW solar project in Texas

March 25, 2020 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

Lightsource BP closed on a $250 million financing package for its Impact Solar project located in Lamar County, Texas, 120 miles northeast of Dallas. The energy generated by the 260 MW project will be traded through a long-term agreement with BP. Dev Sanyal, incoming EVP Gas and Low Carbon Energy,Read More

Duke Energy’s Lapetus Solar project in Andrews County, Texas, is now operational

Duke Energy’s Lapetus Solar project in Andrews County, Texas, is now operational

January 30, 2020 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

The 100-MWac Lapetus Solar project in Andrews County, Texas, began commercial operation in December 2019, according to Duke Energy Renewables. It is Duke Energy’s second solar project in commercial operation in Texas and the first large-scale solar project in Andrews County. Texas ranks fourth in the country for solar energy.Read More

RWE announced commercial operation on its West of the Pecos solar project, located in Reeves County, Texas, approximately 75 miles southwest of Midland-Odessa. West of the Pecos is a 100 MWac solar plant located on more than 700 acres. The project utilizes nearly 350,000 solar modules on a surface of 550 football pitches. It marks RWE’s first solar project in the state and is the latest expansion of a growing U.S. footprint.

RWE’s West of the Pecos Texas solar project is now online

January 7, 2020 at 1:07 pm Comments are Disabled

RWE announced it has achieved commercial operation on its West of the Pecos solar project, located in Reeves County, Texas, approximately 75 miles southwest of Midland-Odessa. West of the Pecos is a 100 megawatt (MWac) solar plant located on more than 700 acres leased from Texas Pacific Land Trust andRead More

Car dealership in Dallas installs 37 solar canopies for both revenue generation, inventory protection

Car dealership in Dallas installs 37 solar canopies for both revenue generation, inventory protection

February 4, 2019 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Dallas-based El Dorado Chevrolet / Mazda of McKinney, has collaborated and contracted with Sunfinity Renewable Energy of Dallas and The Ratliff Group of Coppell in an innovative program that turns solar power into a tool for generating positive cash flow that can be used for a variety of corporate growthRead More

Texas to improve its Smart Meter Texas portal, making it easier to access distributed generation

Texas to improve its Smart Meter Texas portal, making it easier to access distributed generation

May 10, 2018 at 2:48 pm 1 comment

The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) approved recommended improvements to streamline the Smart Meter Texas (SMT) portal at the Commission’s Open Meeting. Implementation of the approved changes will make it easier for customers in competitive electricity areas of Texas to choose energy management providers for services such as energyRead More

Texas rate case settled — what’s the outcome for solar customers?

Texas rate case settled — what’s the outcome for solar customers?

December 18, 2017 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

The Public Utility Commission of Texas approved a Final Order in El Paso Electric Company’s rate case, the latest in the utility’s ongoing attempt to punish solar customers. The outcome will please early residential adopters of solar, who will be grandfathered in under the rates they signed up for, butRead More

Texas State College expands solar energy tech program to meet growing industry needs

Texas State College expands solar energy tech program to meet growing industry needs

March 16, 2017 at 6:07 am Comments are Disabled

To deploy more solar, more people must be ready and interested in doing so. Within a state with a lot of potential, Texas State Technical College is growing its Solar Energy Technology program and poised to fill an expected growth of jobs in the state. Equipment used for program lecturesRead More

Freedom Solar launches new rebate program for rural solar customers

Freedom Solar launches new rebate program for rural solar customers

March 1, 2017 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

Texas-based Freedom Solar announced a substantial new incentive for homeowners serviced in rural electric cooperatives (outside of Austin and San Antonio) to install solar on their homes. “Our commitment as a company is to increase solar adoption across all areas of Texas, especially to the 75 rural electric cooperatives thatRead More

Reliant offers new 12-month solar plan for homeowners in Texas

Reliant offers new 12-month solar plan for homeowners in Texas

October 27, 2016 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

For Texans who want their power to be supported by Texas sunshine, Reliant has launched an offer called the Reliant 100% Solar 12 Plan. As consumers consider a variety of solutions to power their homes, Reliant ensures access to the plans and products that best fit their budget and lifestyle.Read More

Texas solar deal: Provider offers rebate for installing SunPower system, net meter credit

Texas solar deal: Provider offers rebate for installing SunPower system, net meter credit

September 29, 2016 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Texas electricity provider TXU Energy is issuing a limited-time instant rebate for residential consumers who purchase SunPower rooftop solar systems through the company. At the same time, TXU Energy unveiled a new plan that increases the credit customers get for the electricity that their solar systems generate but they don’tRead More