Christian Assistance Ministries has been working to bring a different kind of light to its corner of downtown by forming the McCullough Avenue Consortium.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg and other speakers at a summit on Friday said members of San Antonio’s business community can help improve local air quality without hurting their bottom line.
New details emerged Monday about CPS Energy’s plans for the one-story 6,800-square-foot building and EPIcenter’s ambitious fundraising campaign.
A report by a utility research firm says CPS Energy would save money by closing its coal plant near Calaveras Lake and investing in cleaner energy sources.
CPS Energy announced Monday that it may move its innovation teams into a building adjacent to the proposed $74.5 million EPIcenter on the Mission Reach.
With three years to go, the “Decade of Downtown” is topping out along nearly every square mile of center city.
“Southside First is a nonprofit whose mission is to be the voice of prosperity, community bridging, and responsible development.”
Aside from showcasing the latest in sustainable technologies and renewable energies, the EPIcenter will accommodate startup businesses and nonprofit groups.
In keeping with other U.S. cities, emission inventories show that power generation and transportation are the two main sources of carbon pollution, making up 80% of San Antonio’s greenhouse gas emissions.
The $500,000 grant is part of CPS Energy’s commitment to fund $50 million worth of research and development projects with UTSA between 2010 and 2020.