Many in Texas’ solar industry worry a federal agency might hobble their business in an effort to protect domestic manufacturers of solar panels and cells.
Some say the potential for business in a Texas-Mexico economic region is limitless – and could be a big win for energy consumers as well.
The Maverick building is joining a small yet growing group of downtown-area buildings using solar power.
CPS Energy is revamping procedures for solar energy installers as part of a $15 million extension of its popular solar rebate program.
If Texas were a country, it would be the third-largest natural gas producer and the sixth-largest wind power generator in the world.
The panels are expected to generate approximately 260 kilowatt hours of electricity and save Toyota $12,000 in energy savings per year.
The SunSmart Tool allows anyone in San Antonio to enter their address and receive a first-glance overview if solar is a good idea for their home or commercial building.
CPS Energy will shift an additional $15 million to its solar rebate program this year after the $30 million boost the program received in late 2015 was used up by customers far sooner than expected, according to utility officials.
Advanced Solar will match the local solar rebate for qualifying customers who live in Districts 1-5 or have a home worth less than $100,000 anywhere in the city.
In an effort to promote renewable energy, State Sen. José Menéndez had solar panels installed on the roof of his Northside home Thursday.