solar power

The Home Depot to Supply 8% of Its Power Needs from Denton County Solar and Storage Project

by | Dec 1, 2022
Nearly 8% of The Home Depot's total electricity usage is going to be based on renewable energy from a project right here in North Texas. The Atlanta-based home improvement giant announced that it has purchased 100 MW of solar energy from National Grid Renewables' Noble solar and storage project in Denton County. The solar farm is NGR's largest solar energy project to date, and its first utility-scale energy storage project, The Home Depot says.
Plano-Based Universal EV Chargers Gets Nearly $10M in Federal Grants for Hotel EV Charging Expansion
by | Sep 21, 2022
Plano-based Universal EV Chargers is laser-focused on getting its charging systems outside hotels nationwide. Now, with nearly $10M in federal grants as a result of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it's aiming to secure business with brands like IHG, Wyndham, Marriott, and Hilton.
See Inside: Solar Energy-Focused Firm Opens New U.S. HQ and Innovation Center in Richardson
by | Jun 29, 2022
Chint Power Solutions America, a subsidiary of electronic components maker Chint Group, has made Richardson the new home of its U.S. HQ and Innovation Center—in yet another California HQ move to North Texas. As CPS seeks to grow its presence in the solar and clean energy space, it will use the Innovation Center "to shape what’s next in solar and energy storage technology."

Texas Will Get Billions for Environmental Projects from $1.2T Infrastructure Bill, from Clean Water to EV Charging to Public Transit

by | Nov 16, 2021
$550 billion in new infrastructure spending is coming to projects nationwide—and a big slice is bound for Texas. From new electric buses to rail projects to improved power infrastructure to lead water service line removal and more, Texas' environment may be one of the biggest beneficiaries of all.

AECOM CEO Troy Rudd says the bill will help support critically needed innovation and sustainable solutions projects.
Solar Panel Breakthrough: UNT Researchers Inkjet-Print 2D Perovskites for Better Flexible Panels
by | Jun 15, 2021
Funded by the Department of Defense's Office of Naval Research, the additive manufacturing breakthrough is a huge step toward more affordable and available flexible solar panels—for aircraft carriers, ocean-going drones, and more. 
Allen Developer Designs Maintenance-Free Home
by | May 26, 2017
From solar panels that generate electricity for the entire house to minimal wood that requires painting, The New Modern Home wants to take upkeep worries out of home buying.
Toyota’s Plano HQ to Have Texas’
Largest Solar Power System
by | Apr 17, 2017
The system will offset 33 percent of the headquarters' energy reliance on the traditional grid.

Reliant Gives a Charge to UTA Campus, Dallas Zoo

by | Apr 21, 2016
The solar-powered charging stations were recently donated to the institutions by the Houston-based energy company.