Sustainability - South

  • Sunfinity Solar: Solar Customers Shouldn’t Pay More for Electricity

    The Dallas-based company supports House Bill 199, introduced by Rep. Joe Pickett (D-El Paso), opposing Texas electric utilities’ intention to charge higher rates to residential customers with solar systems.

    28 July 2017 17:03
  • BofA Scores Naming Rights for Skanska’s Capitol Tower

    The anchor tenant signed a 210,000-square-foot lease in April, covering six and a half floors. The lease features both office and 5,000 square feet of dedicated retail space.

    26 June 2017 13:13
  • Historic Perry Brooks Tower Awarded LEED Platinum

    The certification marks the first LEED Platinum office renovation in Austin. Perry Brooks Tower’s LEED Platinum scorecard totaled 81 out of 110 possible points.

    31 May 2017 18:05
  • TEP to Buy Solar Power for Historically Low Price

    The Arizona utility signed a 20-year agreement to purchase electricity from a 100-megawatt solar facility at a new record low price. The solar project is slated for completion by the end of 2019.

    30 May 2017 22:13
  • Marco Beach Ocean Resort Awarded Two-Palm Rating

    The resort was originally certified as a Florida Green Lodge in 2010 and has received the triennial designation since.

    22 May 2017 20:48
  • Southern Power Opens 102 MW Lamesa Solar Facility

    The solar facility, spread across 887 acres, will generate enough energy to power about 15,000 Texas homes. The city of Garland, Texas signed a 15-year power purchase agreement to acquire the facility's power and associated renewable energy credits.

    17 May 2017 16:42
  • Seymour Hills Wind Farm to Power Akamai Technologies

    The 80-megawatt wind farm will consist of 38 wind turbines across 8,000 acres and will begin operations in 2018. The facility’s clean energy will be used to power Akamai’s data center operations in Texas.

    17 May 2017 16:31
  • Enel Kicks Off Construction of $435M Wind Farm

    The new Thunder Ranch wind facility will have a total installed capacity of almost 300 megawatts and is expected to begin operations by the end of 2017.

    17 May 2017 16:27
  • Dallas Cambria Hotel Earns LEED Silver

    The four-story, 129-key hotel is the first Cambria Hotel to receive LEED certification. Opened in March 2015, the facility was recognized for installing electric car charging stations, for reducing water use, as well as for using solar power and low-emitting building materials,

    17 May 2017 14:54
  • First Phase of Bearkat Wind Energy Project Begins Construction

    The project, located in Glasscock County, Texas, will generate 197.6 megawatts of clean energy once the first phase is finalized. Upon completion, the project will total 380 megawatts.

    08 May 2017 18:41
  • Pattern Energy Acquires 324MW Broadview Wind Facilities

    The California investor acquired interest in the two wind projects that comprise the 324-megawatt Broadview Wind power facilities and the associated independent 35-mile 345-kilovolt Western Interconnect transmission line for $215 million in cash and an assumed project loan of $54 million.

    04 May 2017 19:08
  • ENGIE Boosts Houston’s Use of Solar Power

    The 50-megawatt SolaireHolman plant is now operational and will power the Hermann Park Zoo, the Bob Lanier Public Works Building, wastewater treatment plants and several Bush Intercontinental Airport terminals.

    25 April 2017 21:08
  • PNM Commits to Eliminating Coal Generation by 2031

    PNM plans to replace coal-generated power with solar, wind, nuclear and natural gas power, according to its 2017 Integrated Resource Plan draft, which it is required to submit to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission every three years.

    25 April 2017 20:50
  • Melbourne Technology Center Scores LEED

    The interactive facility opened in 2016 and has already garnered several environmental accomplishments.

    24 April 2017 05:42
  • Datran Center Earns LEED Silver

    Cushman & Wakefield collaborated with the property's owner to secure the O+M: Existing Buildings v2009 certification for the Miami office complex.

    19 April 2017 17:32