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What Keeps Solar Energy from Taking Off in Texas?

What Keeps Solar Energy from Taking Off in Texas?

Solar PanelsEach Tuesday of this month, Houston Matters will explore efforts here in Greater Houston to pursue alternative, renewable forms of energy, those that might someday dramatically reduce carbon emissions. In future weeks, we’ll explore wind energy, hydrogen, and biofuels. We start today with solar energy.

We discuss efforts to expand the use of solar energy in Houston with Cal Morton of Texas Solar Outfitters, Violeta Archer, President of the Houston Renewable Energy Group, and Seamus Curran, Director of the Institute of NanoEnergy at the University of Houston, and the founder and CEO of the solar energy company Voltaics.