“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.
CPS Energy is revamping procedures for solar energy installers as part of a $15 million extension of its popular solar rebate program.
The panels are expected to generate approximately 260 kilowatt hours of electricity and save Toyota $12,000 in energy savings per year.
The CPS Energy board of trustees voted Monday to put up for sale its riverfront property at 200 Gugert Ave., located just south of the former Lone Star Brewery in the up-and-coming Mission Reach area south of downtown.
HDRC approved CPS Energy’s new headquarters, the new Frost Bank Tower, and office buildings at the Pearl.
EPIcenter representatives joined other project officials on a media tour of the former 80,000 sq. ft., 109-year-old historic power plant Wednesday.
Mayor Ivy Taylor and other city department officials thanked first responders and more than 300 city employees who helped with debris pickup.