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German Trade Investor Conference
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Together with TREIA (our partner), the Germany Trade & Invest Office has organized an exclusive investor conference and executive dinner in Texas. Participants will have the opportunity to discover the full advantages of investing in renewable energy companies in Eastern Germany.   Texas entrepreneurs who have successfully invested in the region will outline their project successes and strategies, allowing other Texas businesses to benefit

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Thanksgiving Holiday

Wishing everyone a wonderful start to the holiday season. Thank you to each and everyone one of you, near and far, for supporting our mission and organization. We simply would not be able to do what we do without your continued support. Our work is not easy, but your belief in and demand for renewable energy is worth the effort. The HREG Team

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Human Impacts Houston: Money & the Changing Climate

The Human Impacts Institute (HII) is headed to Houston for a night of art and conversation around  innovative ways to tackle climate change. See how community leaders are turning a city built on the profits of oil and gas into a healthy, more live-able green haven. This Human Impacts Salon will be our ninth in a creative communication series in partnership with the Transatlantic Climate Bridge of the German Embassy, where we bring together unlikely

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HREG Leadership Meeting
Business Graphs and Charts

The HREG leadership team meets on the first Tuesday of every month. We review recent accomplishments and upcoming tasks. Meeting on a regular basis helps us stay connected and flexible to accommodate the greater Houston community's needs.   TIME:                7:00 PM CDT  DURATION:    1 hour LOCATION:     via conference call   By invitation only. However, if you're interested (and serious) about serving on the leadership

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Solar Energy System Workshop

This workshop addresses all issues related to installation and operation. Ideal for those with a technical background or DIYer in need of guidance or troubleshooting with their solar installation project. This monthly workshop takes place at the TX/RX Labs facility. Hands-on experience will be provided with the installation of a ground-mount system.   Instructor:      Bill Swann, PE Duration:        2 hours Time:              

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Green Mountain’s New Power Plan

The company that pioneered all-wind electricity plans is launching an all- solar plan that it says could spur expansion of large-scale solar power in Texas. Green Mountain Energy, which played a substantial role in purchasing electricity from wind resources and encouraging more wind generation, announced its new plan Thursday.-solar plan that it says could spur expansion of large-scale solar power in Texas. It could lead to more solar power in Texas,

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Partnership on Aviation Bio-Fuels

This month U.S. consumers landed some exciting news as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) unveiled plans to create a national center for excellence on jet biofuel research.  The recently announced effort will help to revolutionize the air transportation industry by tackling one of its largest challenges – rising fuel costs. The center will be based at Washington State University and will bring together researchers from 16 academic institutions

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Biodiesel Production Begins at Texas Plant

Renewable Energy Group said this week that its biodiesel plant innortheast Texas has begun production. The biorefinery, in New Boston, was acquired by Iowa-based Renewable Energy after it had been down for four years. Major upgrades were done at the plant, which uses a variety of feedstocks and can produce 15 million gallons per year of biodiesel. This is the second Texas biorefinery that was acquired by Renewable Energy. It also operates a biorefinery

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IKEA Sells Solar Panels in UK

  IKEA is to sell solar panels at its British stores for the first time in an attempt to tap growth in the heavily subsidised green energy market. The world's biggest furniture retailer, best known for cheap basics such as its Billy bookcases and Ektorp sofas, plans to offer solar panel packages at all of its 17 British stores within the next 10 months.attempt to tap growth in the heavily subsidised green energy market. Ikea said the move

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Member News

Benefits of More Renewable Power Offset Burdens  Texas Solar Outfitters (Fuelfix - September 24, 2013)

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