Posts Tagged ‘solar’

The Green Future of North Texas

Posted by Julia Bunch

A year ago, Dallas-Fort Worth might not have come to mind when ranking the most sustainable regions, but progressive city codes, innovative developers and designers, and large corporate companies are changing that.

The word “green” as a moniker for sustainability …

Future of the Home Is ‘Less Toxic,’ ‘More Sustainable’ TreeHouse CEO Says

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Homeowners don’t have to put shiny solar panels on the roof or buy a Tesla Powerwall to store that solar energy to reduce energy consumption.

Truth is, adding insulation and a smart thermostat can make an environmental impact without breaking …

Conscious Coworking: GoodWork Hosting Preview Week at 1808 Building in The Cedars

Posted by Lance Murray

GoodWork is opening its new conscious coworking community to new members and guests beginning today for Preview Week at 1808 S. Good Latimer in Dallas.

That soft opening is ahead of a reception scheduled for the evening of Thursday, Jan. …

JPMorgan Chase Aims to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Posted by Lance Murray

JPMorgan Chase is giving a boost to the renewable energy industry, saying Friday that it will switch to 100 percent renewable power to meet its global energy needs by 2020.

The New York-based banking giant has a large footprint in …

The Sun will Power Grand Prairie IKEA Store

Posted by Lance Murray

Home furnishings retailer IKEA announced Wednesday that it will install solar panels atop the store scheduled to open in the fall in Grand Prairie, the company’s second location to open in Dallas-Fort Worth.

It will be the fourth solar array …

Students Buy Renewable Energy Credits to Power UNT

Posted by Lance Murray

A student group at the University of North Texas is buying enough renewable energy credits from Denton Municipal Electric to power both Denton campuses for a year.

The Denton Record-Chronicle reported that the We Mean Green Fund bought a year’s

DFW Students Prep for Earth Day Solar Rollers Event

Posted by Dave Montgomery

In his teenage days, Scott Barton tooled around in a vintage 1966 Mustang convertible. Now, at 46, he is focused on another set of hot wheels that stands only a few inches high, weighs about 3 to 4 pounds and …

Carrollton Startup’s Device
Harvests Clean Water From Thin Air

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris


Living off the grid doesn’t just mean electricity anymore. Carrollton-based SunToWater has perfected a new device that harnesses the moisture in the air and converts it into drinking water.

The company expects to …