Posted on · Proposals considered damaging to Texas’ wind and solar sectors, many of which had been introduced in standalone bills earlier in the session but failed to win enough support to become law, have now been resurrected and added as amendments to a make-or-break piece of legislation to continue the operation of the state's Public Utility Commission.
Posted on · The spread of misinformation about solar and wind energy is leading some states and counties to restrict or even reject projects. Researchers say it's a threat to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted on · Unlike most cities across the country, Houstonians have lots of choices when it comes to buying electricity – including plans for people who want to support renewable energy.
Posted on · The state’s grid operator warned of a possible energy emergency on the grid Tuesday. It said slightly warmer-than-expected weather was part of the problem, but it was really the fact that coal, gas and nuclear power were offline all at once.
Posted on · The Sierra Club says it’s confident renewables will continue to grow in Texas, despite the administration’s pro-fossil fuels stance.
Posted on · Houston's solar capacity is growing, according to a new report from the Environment Texas Research and Policy Center. But how much is it growing? And how does Houston’s growth compare to that of other Texas cities — and other major metro areas across the nation, for that matter? Luke Metzger of Environment Texas joins us […]
Posted on · Each Tuesday of this month, Houston Matters will explore efforts here in Greater Houston to pursue alternative, renewable forms of energy, those that might someday dramatically reduce carbon emissions. In future weeks, weâll explore wind energy, hydrogen, and biofuels. We start today with solar energy. We discuss efforts to expand the use of solar energy […]