When it comes to clean power, CPS Energy outranks nearly every major private-sector utility in Texas, though its initiatives fell short of other city-owned utilities in a recent report.
CPS Energy is revamping procedures for solar energy installers as part of a $15 million extension of its popular solar rebate program.
CPS Energy’s Save for Tomorrow Energy Plan (STEP) has plucked almost all of the “low hanging fruit” in terms of energy conservation in San Antonio by way of its 20 different energy efficiency incentive programs, utility officials said.
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.
The CPS Energy Board of Trustees approved a proposal Monday to start phasing in a grid fee to solar customers in order to “recover cost of service” that customers avoid by installing solar panels.