• November 28, 2021

Tags : texas solar

Texas Solar Industry Watches as Trade Case Moves Forward

A recent solar energy boom in Texas and other states could be hobbled, critics warn, if a federal agency agrees to levy taxes or other protective measures on solar products made abroad. The U.S. International Trade Commission is scheduled to hold a hearing Tuesday to consider imposing a tariff or price floor on imports of […]Read More

Study: Switch to Solar Power Could Save 50,000 Lives

SAN ANTONIO – Thousands of Americans die prematurely from air pollution-related diseases associated with burning coal, and a new study says transitioning to solar power would save more than 50,000 American lives each year. The report’s lead author, Joshua Pearce, an electrical-engineering professor at Michigan Technological University, said investing in solar power is more than […]Read More

Texas Sees Rapid Growth in Solar Power Capacity, Jobs

SAN ANTONIO – The solar-power industry in Texas has grown consistently in the past few years, but its advocates say clouds on the horizon could slow that progress. Research from the Solar Foundation showed that employment in solar-industry jobs grew 34 percent in Texas last year, and the number of jobs in that sector has […]Read More

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