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Global Renewable Energy Status Uncovered

Global Renewable Energy Status Uncovered

August 26, 2014 | posted by The Institute

More than a fifth of the world’s electrical power production now comes from renewable sources


Report shows 1 in 3 Texans chooses renewable energy options

Report shows 1 in 3 Texans chooses renewable energy options

August 26, 2014 | posted by The Institute

A Texas Empowerment report released by Choose Energy shows that about one in three Texans choose renewably sourced energy options.


Summer Energy Bill Woes: Do You Know WATTs Up?

Summer Energy Bill Woes: Do You Know WATTs Up?

July 22, 2014 | posted by The Institute

How to keep your Apartment Cool this Summer without Losing your Shirt


International Partnerships

International Partnerships

July 21, 2014 | posted by The Institute

The Institute has established new international partnerships with the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network and the Universidad de La Laguna in Tenerife, Spain.


TSERI doctoral researcher heads to Papua New Guinea

TSERI doctoral researcher heads to Papua New Guinea

June 27, 2014 | posted by The Institute

Meet Jason Roberts. This environmental anthropology doctoral student who works with Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute will be traveling over 8,000 miles as he takes his studies to Papua New Guinea for 14 months, starting August 2014.


College of Architecture Outstanding Graduate Student: Dennise Castillo

College of Architecture Outstanding Graduate Student: Dennise Castillo

May 15, 2014 | posted by The Institute

Dennise Castillo is the recipient of the 2013-14 College of Architecture Most Outstanding Graduate Student award at UTSA.


Solar Making Big Strides to Power the Developing World

Solar Making Big Strides to Power the Developing World

May 08, 2014 | posted by The Institute

Two companies working to bring solar energy to rural communities are celebrating big milestones thanks to technology and financing developments.


San Antonio Ranks 6th in Nation for Solar Energy

San Antonio Ranks 6th in Nation for Solar Energy

April 14, 2014 | posted by The Institute

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 | posted by The Institute

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 | posted by The Institute

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


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