Posts Tagged ‘energy’

Clean Tech Funding May Return, With an Assist From DFW

Posted by Jeff Bounds

Private investments in environmentally-friendly energy inventions may be poised for a rebound — and North Texas is helping lead the charge, according to panelists at a conference last week.

Known as “clean technologies,” or clean tech, the field …

Fast Company Searching For World Changers to Honor

Posted by Heather Noel

Fast Company is seeking to honor people making a difference in its World Changing Ideas Awards. 

The second annual awards will highlight ideas, projects, or products that “have the potential to alter the lives of people and the direction of …

Digital Ad Firm Buys Plano-based Choose Energy for ‘Less Than $100 Million’

Posted by Lance Murray

Plano-based Choose Energy, a website that offers cost-comparison service tools for energy usage, has been bought by a South Carolina-based digital advertising company.

Fortune reported that Red Ventures of Fort Mill, South Carolina, paid less than $100 million for the …

Taylor Farms Plants Solar Panels at Dallas Facility

Posted by Lance Murray

Taylor Farms has unveiled a $2.1 million array of 3,520 solar panels that will help supply power to the company’s 220,000-square-foot Dallas plant that produces 12 million servings of food a week.

The solar installation is the fourth among the …

UNT Researchers’ Breakthrough Alloy Withstands Heat, Pressure

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

A team of University of North Texas researchers developed a nanocrystalline alloy that may redefine the way materials are made in aerospace, energy, and other sectors.

Materials science and engineering professor Rajiv Mishra and UNT College of Engineering post-doctoral researcher …

Q+A: Verizon’s Krista Bourne Talks With Smart City Expert Bob Edwards

Posted by Krista Bourne


Bob Edwards is Verizon Wireless’ Client Partner for Smart City Solutions in the state of Texas. He is responsible for designing and implementing Verizon’s Internet of Things (IoT) strategy in government agencies throughout the

Smart Grid Solutions: The Future of Energy in our Cities

Posted by Verizon


With corporate headquarters for Energy Future Holdings, Atmos Energy, and Oncor located in and around Dallas, North Texas is a hub for the energy utilities industry.

Today, many energy and utilities companies are …

How Dallas 2030 District Helps Buildings Save Buildings Money

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris


The iconic Fountain Place tower is the latest downtown landmark to join the Dallas 2030 District, a fairly new organization committed to sustainability and reducing energy costs.

The group launched one year …

ExxonMobil Introduces Apple Pay at the Pump

Posted by Lance Murray

Pay at the pump is nothing new, but on Tuesday ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) added Apple Pay to that phrase.

Irving-based energy giant ExxonMobil announced that it is the first major fuel retailer to accept mobile payments at the pump across …