NEW REPORT: Battery Storage and Renewable Energy Projects Are Boon to Texas Economy

Click here to access an interactive map showing project size, tax, and landowner payment data per legislative district. AUSTIN, TEXAS – Renewable energy and battery storage projects generate tens of billions of dollars in tax revenue and landowner payments, 60 percent of which benefits rural counties, according to a report released by the Advanced PowerContinue reading “NEW REPORT: Battery Storage and Renewable Energy Projects Are Boon to Texas Economy”

Mike Johanns: “Agriculture and Renewables are Friends for the Future”

This commentary by former United States Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns appeared in the Omaha World-Herald on January 1, 2023. In 2005, Secretary Johanns was appointed by President George W. Bush to lead the US Department of Agriculture. He previously served as the 38th Governor of Nebraska from 1999 to 2005. If there is oneContinue reading “Mike Johanns: “Agriculture and Renewables are Friends for the Future””

Farms can harvest energy and food from same fields

Energy News Network | November 6, 2019 In 2008, J. David Marley, an engineer who owned a construction firm in Amherst, Mass., had an idea. He had just finished building a large solar array on the rooftop of his downtown office building. The labor and effort to put it up there, he had learned, wasContinue reading “Farms can harvest energy and food from same fields”