Solar energy in Texas is surging ahead

Texas is surging ahead with solar energy, as the state's percentage of newly installed solar capacity coming online hit record levels, according to Solar Energy Industries Association. During the first quarter of 2015, the state recorded 49 megawatts of brand new capacity. The state only trails five states - California, Nevada, New York, North Carolina and Massachusetts - in new capacity. If Texas real estate developers continue to install solar panels at this rate, it will mark a historic year for renewable energy in the state.

Read More