Texas Solar Energy Society

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Our Mission

To educate citizens on the value of solar energy for their homes and businesses and in their communities, empower them to make informed decisions, and encourage them to connect with professional Texas solar businesses.



  • Allen City Council retains rooftop solar restrictions
  • Texas PUC approves settlement that removes proposed burdensome solar charges for El Paso Electric customers
  • H-E-B invests $10 million for solar power systems on 20 Austin area stores and two distribution centers
  • Solar proponents organize grass-roots campaign to repeal an Allen, TX ordinance prohibiting street-facing rooftop solar

For these and other solar news, see Solar News of NoteFor the latest statewide and national data on solar energy, go to Solar Energy Data.


Read the August Solar Reflector!

On the Horizon: Solar Development in Texas – Husch Blackwell and TREIA host the first in a series of webinars focused on the Texas solar industry. Take an in-depth look at Texas legislative and regulatory issues affecting solar development in the state. Webinar – August 23

Wind & Solar Expo – Explore 15 years of wind energy lessons learned as the region prepares for an active solar launch. Discussions on outlook, development, taxation, and interaction of our region’s rich energy opportunities. San Angelo, August 30-31

Visit the TXSES Calendar of Events for more!





The Texas Solar Energy Society is a member of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), the nation’s leading association of solar professionals and advocates. ASES is a catalyst and a valuable resource in the emergence and re-evolution of America’s new energy economy, in a way that deeply values the role of all stakeholders in a collaborative and transparent co-creative process. They have been shining a light on the solution since 1954. Become a member and receive Solar Today Magazine.

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