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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Wells Fargo grant to boost renewable energy research at Texas State

A $100,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation’s Clean Technology and Innovation grant program that funds leading edge research and innovation to advance clean energy solutions, will support renewable energy activities at Texas State University's STAR Park.

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Texas renewable energy faces hurdles in Legislature

During his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Obama doubled down on his vision for renewable energy, calling for more wind and solar power. In Texas, the Legislature is less enthusiastic.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

ERCOT sets new wind record

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the system operator for the state’s bulk transmission grid, recently reported a new record set for electricity generation from wind systems.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Kyle company lands contract for massive wind farm

Kyle-based Xtreme Power has been awarded a $43 million contract to design, install and operate one of the world’s largest wind-power storage systems.

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