Topic: Solar energy

Alumnus builds eclectic business off the grid

Sept. 29, 2011
Alumnus Andrew Bretch co-founded an eclectic business venture in Columbus off Highway 71.

Industrial Country Market, the business venture of Andrew Bretch, is a solar-power education center, an art gallery and a wacky playground.

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Estuarine Research Center Expands Research and Education Programs at University of Texas Marine Science Institute

July 21, 2011

The University of Texas Marine Science Institute officially opens its newest campus building, the Estuarine Research Center, this weekend in Port Aransas.

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Here comes the sun

July 12, 2011
Solar panels at the J. J. Pickle Research Campus.

A new solar power system generating energy at the Pickle Research Campus is significant for its size and location and that it's an innovative teaching tool.

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Energy Financier T. Boone Pickens to Enliven Debate at The University of Texas at Austin, April 18

April 5, 2011

Dallas-based investor and energy advocate T. Boone Pickens is coming to The University of Texas at Austin for what promises to be a lively discussion on leadership, his investment philosophy and viable energy solutions in the McCombs School of Business VIP Distinguished Speaker Series, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., April 18 at Hogg Auditorium. The event is open to the public.

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Energy Experts Meet at The University of Texas at Austin to Debate Economics of Electricity Generation, March 24

March 17, 2011

The Energy Management and Innovation Center (EMIC) at The University of Texas at Austin hosts a forum for energy practitioners, policy-makers and academics on Thursday, March 24, to examine the relative costs of electricity generation, including solar, nuclear, coal, gas and wind.

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