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Our Mission

Promoting clean, safe, locally harvested solar energy

for every Texan.


  • Question to TPUC: What is Texas rooftop solar really worth?
  • LCRA contracts for 141 MW from west Texas solar farm
  • Garland 470 MW Gibbons Creek coal plant officially retired
  • L.A. signs deal on cheapest solar in the U.S. at 1.997¢/kwh
  • U.S. solar outlook projected to rise 25% in 2019 to 13.3 GW
  • Bifacial modules win exemption from Trump tariffs
  • Tech giant invests directly in 379 MW Texas solar project
  • Texas coops purchase 7 MW of distributed solar energy
  • Biggest threat to U.S. wind energy? Solar.

These and other recent solar stories at Solar News of Note.

See Solar Energy Data – 2018 for the latest statewide and national solar statistics and data.


The Texas Solar Energy Society is launching a search for a new Executive Director.  TXSES is looking for an individual who will continue to promote clean, safe, locally harvested solar energy for every Texan. This is a full time position slated to officially start January 1, 2020. 

TXSES members will soon be eligible to join the Clean Energy Credit Union. This is a great opportunity to open a federally insured savings account devoted to helping others adopt clean energy. Make your money support your values.

ASES Solar 2019-Race to Renewables! The American Solar Energy Society represents the scientists, educators, and activists who can provide renewable energy technologies and solutions for climate action in the US.  Minneapolis August 5-9.

Visit our calendar for solar tours, local chapter meetings and events.



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. Take a quick tour with this video!

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