Solar Austin Happy Hour: Pat Sweeney, Jan 22nd

Mr. Pat Sweeney, Director of Energy & Market Operations for Austin Energy, will join us this January to mark the two year anniversary of operation of the 30MW Webberville PV power plant. What have we learned by integrating that facility into the city’s portfolio of power production? How are near zero marginal cost energy sources […]

Join Us: Sept. 17th Happy Hour

Pecan Street Research Institute’s Latest Milestone: Tuesday, September 17th, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Scholz Bier Garten, 1607 San Jacinto, Austin, TX 78701 (map) RSVP here We invite you to join us in the exploration of recent discoveries by the Pecan Street Research Institute, along with new developments affecting the local solar community. Solar Austin welcomes Scott Hinson, who […]

Does Austin Energy Want to Expand Green Choice?

Austin Energy’s GreenChoice program is an award-winning 100% renewable electrical supply offering that has been available to both homeowners and businesses since 2000. GreenChoice’s mission has been a critical one that has delivered billions of kWh of impact over the past 13 years. The program has been at the forefront of enabling citizens to actually green their energy supply. Scott Burton, Board member […]

Cool House Tour

  The 17th Annual Austin Cool House Tour         Sunday June 2, 2013     Once again Austin Energy Green Building and the Texas Solar Energy Society collaborate to showcase homes and projects that are designed and built to high standards of energy efficiency, comfort and attractive design. This year we have […]

Solar Austin Happy Hour: Tech Innovation Beyond the Panel: Energy Optimization

RSVP HERE Wednesday, May 15th, 6:30 – 8:30pm Spiderhouse Cafe, 2908 Fruth Street, Austin, TX (map) (in the back, under the big white tent) Advancements in power converters allow modern solar installations to perform more efficiently and owners to monitor their systems accurately in real time. On May 15th, we’ll hear from leaders in the power converter field.  Each has […]

Austin Energy Governance

Solar Austin’s position on the proposed changes to Austin Energy governance, along with additional blogs and video links: click here