Tag Archives: Texas Solar Industry

West Texas Solar Plant Comes Online

Less than eight months after breaking ground, the company constructing one of the state’s largest solar plants says it has begun harnessing West Texas’ intense rays. First Solar, based in Arizona, announced Thursday that it had completed the first phase of … Continue reading

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Despite Obstacles, Solar Gains Ground in Texas

This week we have examined the opportunity and challenge for solar power in Texas. There are no state mandates or incentives for solar. And the head of the Public Utilities Commission says Congress should end solar’s 30 per cent federal tax credit. Despite that landscape solar is … Continue reading

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The Solar Challenge In Texas: Lessons Learned From Arizona, California

Texas has been called an energy superpower. Fracking technology is allowing Texas producers to extract vast amounts of oil and natural that were once out of reach. The state pumps more natural gas that any other. And it leads the country in wind energy. … Continue reading

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