Solar Energy

Bexar County Electric Vehicle User Survey

Bexar County Electric Vehicle User Survey

January 20, 2014 | posted by The Institute

The Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute is conducting an electric vehicle driver behavior survey on behalf of CPS Energy


UTSA Receives $750k Grant to Develop Solar Technology

UTSA Receives $750k Grant to Develop Solar Technology

October 31, 2013 | posted by The Institute

The Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute at The University of Texas at San Antonio has been selected to receive a three-year, $750,000 competitive award through the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to develop solar energy technology and to recruit and train underrepresented minorities for jobs in the solar energy industry.


Supercomputers improve solar power forecasts

Supercomputers improve solar power forecasts

October 01, 2013 | posted by The Institute

To improve the accuracy of solar power forecasting, research meteorologist Edwin Campos and his colleagues at DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory have partnered with IBM to build a forecasting technology based on IBM’s Watson supercomputer, made famous by its 2011 victory over human champions on the television quiz show Jeopardy!


High-Tech Sensors Help Old Port City Leap Into Smart Future

High-Tech Sensors Help Old Port City Leap Into Smart Future

June 04, 2013 | posted by The Institute

The Spanish city of Santander is using a network of sensors to help improve services and save money.


Nexolon breaks ground for plant

Nexolon breaks ground for plant

March 01, 2013 | posted by The Institute

CPS Energy and Nexolon broke ground on the company’s solar panel manufacturing plant at Brooks City-Base


Solar Panels No Savior in a Blackout

Solar Panels No Savior in a Blackout

November 01, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Dispaches from Hurricane Sandy storm zone


3 Lessons For Better Supply Chain Management

3 Lessons For Better Supply Chain Management

October 18, 2012 | posted by The Institute

What do three leading chemical, automobile, and software companies have in common? All three are measuring their greenhouse gas emissions


Adoption of ENERGY STAR equipment varies among appliances

Adoption of ENERGY STAR equipment varies among appliances

October 18, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Appliances with the ENERGY STAR® logo are intended to represent more-efficient options in the marketplace.


China may soon stop handing out cheap solar panels for everyone

China may soon stop handing out cheap solar panels for everyone

October 18, 2012 | posted by The Institute

China rethinks its solar panel manufacturing strategy


U.S. Struggles to Rescue Green Program Hit by Fraud

U.S. Struggles to Rescue Green Program Hit by Fraud

October 12, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Bogus renewable energy credits are seen across the country


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