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San Antonio Ranks 6th in Nation for Solar Energy

San Antonio Ranks 6th in Nation for Solar Energy

April 14, 2014

A new report ranks San Antonio 6th in the nation for the amount of solar installed, and provides a first-of-its-kind comparative look at the growth of solar in major American cities.


Team Unveils Solar-Powered Plane It Plans to Fly Around the World

Team Unveils Solar-Powered Plane It Plans to Fly Around the World

April 11, 2014

A Swiss team planning to complete the first round-the-world solar flight next year unveiled a new version of its unique aircraft Wednesday, which they say could remain in the air indefinitely.


AAA: EV battery range cut by more than half in cold weather

AAA: EV battery range cut by more than half in cold weather

April 02, 2014

Research finds range for three EVs dropped from 105 miles at 75 degrees to 43 miles at 20 degrees.


Energy secretary backs mix of power sources

Energy secretary backs mix of power sources

February 07, 2014

During a visit to San Antonio Thursday, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said President Barack Obama’s push for use of all energy sources - his “all of the above” energy policy - is the best solution to meet the nation’s power needs.


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Winter Energy Bill Woes: Do You Know WATTs Up?

Winter Energy Bill Woes: Do You Know WATTs Up?

February 14, 2014

As we trudge into a brisk February, most of us have probably already received our utility bills for December and January.


NSF $400K grant supports UTSA wind energy research

NSF $400K grant supports UTSA wind energy research

February 03, 2014

Although wind resources in the United States are abundant, the cost of generating wind energy is still prohibitively expensive when compared to natural gas and fossil fuels.


The Institute Is Now Hiring

The Institute Is Now Hiring

February 03, 2014

The Institute is looking for Graduate Students interested in pursuing research in sustainable energy


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