The Brothers Hoffman: Solarizing the Texas Hill Country One County at a Time

Since they were teenagers, Derrick and Eric Hoffman have been in the electrical services business, learning the basics from their father, Tom. As their apprenticeships evolved from part-time to journeyman to master electrician, the brothers Hoffman knew there was more they wanted to do in their trade. We caught up with Derrick to learn how […]

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Solar PV in Dripping Springs: a Homeowner’s Story About Going Big with Solar

When Michael Blank was nine, his dad, an electrical engineer, taught him basic wiring. At 13, Blank was doing more complicated electrical tasks than dad was comfortable supervising. Spoiler alert: solar PV and Michael Blank have a future together. When IBM released its first personal computer in 1986, Blank and fellow students at Video Technical […]

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Texas Solar Policy in the 87th Texas Regular Legislative Session: Vocal or Muted?

by Jane Pulaski In this nothing-is-normal simmering cauldron we’re currently living in, I am nonetheless thinking about the upcoming Texas legislative session. Perhaps it’s a distraction from relentless pandemic obsessing, but as a former house and senate committee clerk, every new session still arouses my penchant for the legislative process. While every session is unique, […]

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