25 Jun '14, 3pm

[News] Texas launches solar trade association

The SEIA named Texas as one of the US states with the most untapped solar potential. Image: OCI Power The state of Texas has launched a solar trade association. The Texas Solar Power Association (TSPA) was announced today after a consortium of top solar companies banded together to promote the expansion of solar energy use in the state. The founding members of E.ON, First Solar, SunPower and Recurrent Energy formed the association for all solar companies in the state of Texas, from manufacturers to distributors and installers. Currently Texas has a growing economy and increasing energy demand, with peak energy demand matching peak solar generation. “We can put our hot Texas sun to work,” said Josh Grubaugh, TSPA president. “Developing our state's abundant solar resource will diversify our electricity supply base, increase economic development, reduce water use, and provide...

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