Renewables

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Ruff week: solar dog gets name, heads back to sheepdog school

And the winning name in our solar sheepdog poll is... Wattson! Yes, Wattson took the vote with 119 out of… read more

July 22, 2014

Take our poll: name the sheepdog keeping the solar “lambscapers” safe!

As detailed in a post by Scott Wudel, our New Energy Economy partner OCI Solar Power employs some innovative "lambscapers" to help… read more

July 15, 2014

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

CPS Energy CEO: distributed generation challenges are solvable

The rapid growth of rooftop solar has presented new opportunities and benefits for municipally owned utilities, but adding more distributed… read more

June 19, 2014

CPS Energy offers City Council updates on smart grid, solar

CPS Energy presented to the San Antonio City Council Wednesday updates on two key projects: CPS Energy's Smart Grid Initiative and… read more

June 12, 2014

Board approves more solar rebates, continued net metering, new fees

The CPS Energy Board of Trustees unanimously approved a program Monday that will add another $21 million in solar rebates… read more

May 20, 2014

CPS Energy looking to grow rooftop and community solar

The growing sea of shimmering rooftop solar panels dotting homes and businesses across San Antonio is something our entire community… read more

May 13, 2014

VIDEO: Alamo 1 solar site now generating 41 MW of power

After months of construction, the 167,000 panels are now generating clean, emissions-free power for about 6,600 homes -- not to… read more

December 20, 2013

First solar site now generating; deal bringing more jobs than planned

Blue solar panels glinted as far as the eye could see under a glorious sunny winter sky Wednesday as a… read more

December 19, 2013

How do renewables fit into an “all of the above” energy strategy?

In the spring of 2012, President Obama articulated what has become America's de facto energy policy: "We need an energy strategy… read more

November 12, 2013
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