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Texas’ Electricity Market is Working. But These Companies Want to Change the Rules to Benefit Themselves

By | CleanTX Partners

Texas’ two largest natural gas electricity generators are pressing state officials to implement a self-serving policy change that would significantly impact how wholesale electricity is priced in Texas. Calpine Corporation and NRG Energy are pushing for “marginal losses” – a way of accounting for electricity that is lost on transmission…

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Fresh For Less Markets are Back in Austin!

By | CleanTX Community

FRESH FOR LESS The City of Austin has partnered with the Sustainable Food Center, Farmshare Austin, and GAVA (Go Austin!/Vamos Austin!) to offer fresh, affordable, convenient, and nutritious food. Farm Stands Farm Stands are community-run markets that are located in familiar spaces and are easily walkable to residents of the…

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Net-Zero Hero: Anneliese Tanner

By | CleanTX Community

I’m helping to make Austin Net-Zero by: reinventing the urban school meal experience   When you picture school cafeteria food, what comes to mind? Many of us remember being served foods like pizza, chicken tenders, and tater tots — not exactly healthy food options. Anneliese Tanner is trying to change…

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Net-Zero Hero: Tom Myers

By | CleanTX Partners

Sponsored Post – from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability  This post was originally posted on Austin Eco-Network by author Amy Stansbury Meet Tom Myers, owner of a local shaved ice company called SolarSno. SolarSno’s food trucks are the first in Austin to be powered entirely off the grid using…

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Start@ETS Launch Party

By | CleanTX Sponsors

Last night Zpryme hosted a launch party to kick-off their annual Start@ETS. Start@ETS is a contest hosted by Zpryme to demonstrate new solutions (companies) that can solve real-world problems. This pilot pitch competition that will result in innovative ideas being proposed to key decision makers and experts in the fields of energy,…

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