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Study: Working from home increases electricity use

COVID-19 has caused a lot of people to spend most – if not all – of their time at home. This includes people who work from home, employees who are unemployed or laid off, and students learning virtually. As a result, consumers in Texas and around the country are consuming more energy at home. Most […]

Study: Working from home increases electricity use

March 17th, 2021

COVID-19 has caused a lot of people to spend most – if not all – of their time at home. This includes people who work from home, employees who are unemployed or laid off, and students learning virtually. As a result, consumers in Texas and around the country are consuming more energy at home. Most […]

What to do when your power goes out

February 16th, 2021

When an electrical emergency occurs, it’s important to know what to do and how to handle the situation.

Plan’s for the nation’s largest solar energy farm in Texas

February 4th, 2021

Texas is continually a leader in energy, so it’s no surprise that the nation’s largest solar energy farm is now being constructed there.  The Lone Star state currently leads the U.S. in wind and overall power generation and is now working its way up in solar. The new 1,310-megawatt solar energy farm, which will be […]

Keep cozy at home this winter in Texas

December 11th, 2020

With COVID-19 restrictions affecting more and more travel plans, it becomes even more important to stay warm and comfy in your Texas home this winter. Here are some winter energy tips.

Texas wind power continues to pick up speed

November 9th, 2020

The world continues to change, and so does the way we get energy. In Texas, oil, natural gas and coal have been the main sources of energy because, historically, they’ve been cheap and plentiful. For Texas, the best green energy source is wind.

Learn when and how to clean your air filter

September 7th, 2020

Are you unsure how often you should change your air filter? The time frame may not be one size fits all.

Texas fall festivals

October 17th, 2017

Crisp weather and clear skies make spending time outside a joy in the fall. While apple picking and pumpkin carving are autumn classics, why not find something different to do?

Lonestar Spotlight: Green Gorilla Movers

September 14th, 2017

Many people don’t realize the incredible toll that moving takes on the environment. Green Gorilla Movers, an eco-friendly moving company based in Austin, Texas, is changing the way we pack and transport belongings for a big move.

Lonestar Spotlight: Prographix

August 7th, 2017

Austin, TX, is known as a green community – with 214 Green Business Leaders leading the pack. One of those Green Business Leaders is ProGraphix, a local graphics printing company that specializes in eco-friendly prints and business practices.

Lonestar Spotlight: TREDAGAIN

June 26th, 2017

With TREDAGAIN®, you can walk on a surface where others have gone – or driven – before. Founded in Austin in 2015, TREDAGAIN produces the world’s first upcycled-tire shoe.