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 whose 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. The ASES annual conference, Solar 2019 -The Race to Renewables, will be in Minneapolis August 5-9. Join ASES, receive issues of Solar Today Magazine and support this organization that has a long history of promoting clean power for the country.
Solar San Antonio merged with Build San Antonio Green, a nationally recognized award-winning green building program. They host Bring Solar Home, designed to help San Antonians discover if solar generation is the right choice, and if so which program is the best fit. As a voluntary, third-party certification program, BSAG also works with the residential building community to help create homes with increased efficiency, comfort, and durability. Programs include single-family new construction, historic retrofits, and multi-family projects. Do not miss Solar Fest,typically held the second Saturday in November.
HREG is working to bring awareness of solar power and sustainable resources to the Energy City. They meet monthly to cover topics of interest. A collaboration is now in place with Solarize Houston and Solar United Neighbors to accelerate the adoption of solar through group purchases in Houston neighborhoods. Bill Swann’s famous Solar Energy System Workshop is held the last Friday of the month. Check out the HREG Events page .This TXSES chapter has a strong history of keeping renewable energy in the conversation in a community dependent on fossil fuels. Sign up to receive their newsletter and stay up to date on important events in Houston.