Texan Solar Activity in 2018

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August 22, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Green Building Resource Center
1002 Washington Avenue
Houston, TX

Texan Solar Activity in 2018

  • Education Seminar
  • Wednesday, August 22, 2018   
  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Green Building Resource Center, 1002 Washington Avenue
  • Free and open to the public and partnering with US Green Building Council

TX Solar Installed (MW): 1,973.48                             National Ranking: 7th (4th in 2017)
State Homes Powered by Solar: 225,726 Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.69%
Solar Jobs: 8,873                                                               Solar Manufacturers: 106
Solar Installers: 245                                                         Total Solar Investment in State $3,223.34 million
Prices have fallen 53% in five years          Growth Projection: 6,409 MW next 5 yrs/ranks 3rd
Number Of Installations in Texas: 38,220

Did we get your attention? See PVAMU’s competition-winning presentation on a small house in Houston whose solar array can take it off the grid if it wanted to.  James Cargas will describe the solar farm in Alpine that distinguishes Houston’s renewable portfolio.  Dorian Castro will give a quick review of the City’s permitting requirements for solar installations.
CEU’s available.

Prairie View A&M,  Architecture School
Race to Zero Competition winning team
James Cargas,  Senior Assistant City Attorney
City of Houston Legal Department
Dorian Castro,  Electrical Plan Review
Houston Public Works

Free and open to the public.  Please RSVP to Steve Stelzer at http://Steve.Stelzer@houstontx.gov.  For more information and a map, visit: https://www.codegreenhouston.org/node/219