New Energy Economy

Not a baaaa-d idea: OCI Solar Power uses sheep as “lambscapers” at solar farm

What do solar power and sheep have in common? They're both good for the environment: solar panels generate clean, carbon-free… read more

July 15, 2014
KACO residential solar inverters

For sale: residential solar inverters made in San Antonio by KACO

Attention local solar installers: KACO new energy just cranked up production of 3.5 and 5 kilowatt inverters, the first residential inverters manufactured… read more

July 14, 2014

CPS Energy releases second sustainability report

Our energy efficiency programs have helped our community avoid more than 53,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions last year. We’re… read more

July 8, 2014

New Energy Economy impact estimated at $622 million, more to come

More than 378 new, full-time jobs, $21.5 million in payroll, $105 million in construction and $1.2 million in education contributions… read more

June 9, 2014

Powering jobs in the New Energy Economy: Meet Troy Waddell

Troy Waddell, 44, is a journeyman electrician for KACO new energy. Troy wires up the Integrated Power Stations that convert the DC… read more

February 13, 2014

Powering jobs in the New Energy Economy: Meet Arturo Marquez

Arturo Marquez, 54, is a production and maintenance manager for KACO new energy. Arturo oversees, along with the company's industrial engineers,… read more

February 4, 2014

Local solar partner offering free welding classes with opportunity for full time employment

Phillip Pich has dreamed about a career in welding ever since a middle school class sparked a passion for the… read more

January 29, 2014

Popular search terms reveal strong interest in solar jobs

San Antonians are searching for jobs -- and many, it appears, would like to find work in the area's burgeoning… read more

January 14, 2014 Source: Popular search terms reveal strong interest in solar jobs

Powering jobs in the New Energy Economy: Meet Irene Gamez

Irene Gamez, 38, is an assembly technician for KACO new energy. Irene is trained to do just about every one… read more

January 7, 2014

Powering jobs in the New Energy Economy: Meet Bradley Feuge

Bradley Feuge, 43, is the customer project manager for KACO new energy. He's the single point of contact between the… read more

December 23, 2013
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