The young carbon capture technology industry got a huge financial boost today as the U.S. Department of Energy said nearly $1 billion would be invested into it via a mix of public and private funds.
Oncor Electric, a utility in Texas, is now part of the over 1 million smart meters installed club throughout its service area, with a goal of 3 million installed by 2012.
The new Lady Bird Johnson Middle School slated to open to students in August of 2011 in Texas features geothermal, solar and wind energy to create the largest net-zero school in the nation.
Ever wonder what goes into a net zero energy home? Zero Energy Casita designer and well known green home builder Don Ferrier walks us through some of the things that can make a home truly green.
In Texas, the Ambit Smart Plan–an electricity metering technology that allows customers to pay as they go–uses smart grid tech to help those with low credit scores monitor energy costs.
Nissan, currently touring its Leaf electric vehicle around the United States, has struck a partnership with a Texas energy company to prep that state’s roads for EVs.