October Happy Hour, How Federal Policy Can Build A Clean Energy Future

In the second installment of Solar Austin’s Happy Hour policy series, we will be zooming out from local energy policy to discuss what’s happening on the national stage. This October, please join us for an evening with one of the brightest minds in energy: MacArthur Fellow and Energy Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council […]

September Happy Hour, Reviewing the New Austin Climate Equity Plan

Solar Austin is excited to announce the first in a three-part happy hour series centered around local, federal, and state energy policy. September’s happy hour will be a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss the City of Austin’s Climate Equity Plan with the Climate Program Manager himself: Zach Baumer! Ratified by Austin City Council […]

August Happy Hour, An Equitable Clean Energy Jobs Celebration

Solar Austin is doing something a bit different this month… Instead of our usual happy hour, we’re excited to invite you to the closing celebration of the trailblazing Equitable Clean Energy Jobs (ECEJ) Program!  Launched in partnership by Solar Austin and Huston-Tillotson University (HT), the ECEJ Program aimed to improve diversity and cultural inclusivity in […]

July Happy Hour, Featuring Michael Brune

Solar Austin is excited to announce next month’s featured speaker: Michael Brune, the executive director of the Sierra Club! An internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and environmental activist, Michael will be joining Solar Austin on July 14th to talk about his work leading the nationwide movement to move beyond fossil fuels to clean energy.  Michael has served […]

June Happy Hour, Featuring Bill McKibben

This event was held via Zoom and the session video is available on YouTube here: link On June 16th, Bill McKibben will be joining Solar Austin to talk about his work fighting the most pressing environmental issues of our times. McKibben is a founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement, which has […]

May Happy Hour: The Future of Renewables at Austin Energy

Mark your calendars! On May 12th, Solar Austin will be hosting our first virtual happy hour with Austin Energy’s Customer Renewable Solutions Manager, Tim Harvey. Come along as Tim walks us through the 35 year historical voyage of renewables at Austin Energy. Tim will outline the challenges encountered and discuss the adjustments, improvements, and lessons learned […]