San Antonio is a leading Solar City and CPS Energy is on track to achieve its 2020 goal of generating 20% of all electricity from renewable sources.
The sun did not shine on Solar Fest on Saturday, but an overcast sky and occasional drop of rain did not deter crowds from stopping by Roosevelt Park for the annual event that mixes fun with solar-powered education.
The idea had brewed in his mind for several years, but only recently has CPS Energy CEO Doyle Beneby’s vision to create a place for energy education and innovation development come close to a reality.
The woolly “lambscapers” deployed as subcontractors to CPS Energy’s New Energy Economy partner OCI Solar Power left the Alamo 2 solar farm last November when grasses went dormant.
CPS Energy recently hosted a tour of Alamo 3, the latest of seven commercial solar farms the public utility has built around Texas to live up to its goal to install 400 megawatts (MW) of solar power to CPS Energy customers by 2016.
Texas is an energy powerhouse.
Though Mission Solar Energy has been producing solar panels for much of the summer, local and international partner representatives came together under the United States, Texas and South Korea flags at a grand opening ceremony at the solar panel manufacturing plant at Brooks City Base.
What do solar power and sheep have in common?
This article has been republished with permission from CPS Energy’s blog, Energized.