Chapters and Affiliates
TXSES is a chapter of the American Solar Energy Society, whose members have promoted solar energy since 1954. ASES is the nation’s leading association of solar professionals & advocates who's mission is to inspire an era of energy innovation and speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy.Their annual National Solar Tour is the world's largest grassroots solar event and TXSES chapters are well represented on this tour. Sign up for newsletters Solar at Work and Solar Citizen! Join ASES and receive issues of Solar Today Magazine.
HREG meets quarterly to discuss issues of renewable energy relevant to the area. Based on popular demand from surrounding communities, with the USGBC Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, they produced a brochure that examines the history, incentives and barriers to solar in Houston. Word is just out that a Houston Solar Tour is planned for October 24, 2015. Stay tuned for more! HREG Yahoo Group.
Solar Austin hosts speakers and panels monthly, meeting at Scholz Garten on the fourth Tuesday of the month. They have actively worked to keep the importance of solar incentives and clean job creation on the minds of Austin Energy and the Austin City Council. Visit Solar Success Stories to hear from home and business owners who have adopted solar, as well as industry professionals.
Solar San Antonio has recently merged with Build San Antonio Green a National Award Winning Green Building Program. As a voluntary, third party certification program, we work with the residential building community to help create homes with increased efficiency, comfort, and durability. Our programs include Single Family New Construction, Historic Retrofits, and Multifamily Projects. Look for the very popular Solar Fest October 24, 2015.
North Texas Renewable Energy Group (NTREG) meets the second Saturday of the month at and boasts an impressive list of topics and guest speakers - everything from a presentation on living off the grid with solar to the coming transportation revolution of electric vehicles. NTREG members Mike Renner and Dan Lipinski provide their solar trailers to power everything from beer and music venues to disaster relief. The sixth annual DFW Solar Home Tour is October 3, 2015. Join their Yahoo Group!