A Cedar Park man believes his HOA may be denying his rights. This summer he requested permission to place solar panels on his home. The HOA said no, but now the state might disagree.... Read more..
After years of diminishing water supplies made even worse by the second-most severe drought in state history, some communities are resorting to a plan that might have seemed absurd a generation ago.... Read more..
The first of its kind "no packaging" store is about to open its doors in Austin. ... Read more..
Austin's largest array of solar panels now belongs to the University of Texas.... Read more..
Monday is the last day you can take advantage of the state's sales tax holiday on new Energy Star appliances. ... Read more..
Electric cars and vehicles powered by compressed natural gas would be allowed to drive in high-occupancy vehicle lanes even if only one person is in the automobile.... Read more..
The City of Austin is working toward a zero waste goal to reduce the amount of waste sent to area landfills by 90 percent by 2040. It created a new reality TV show to educate residents about how to reduce waste in their homes.... Read more..
If this year’s Earth Day has you wanting to minimize your carbon footprint, take a look at what’s in your lamp. ... Read more..
Earth Day celebrations are off to an early start in Austin. Several clean-up efforts and giveaways are planned throughout Thursday and Friday.... Read more..
The Texas Senate approved a program that would encourage companies to switch heavy vehicles from diesel fuel to natural gas.... Read more..
Austin Energy is offering customers cash incentives.... Read more..
Much of Austin's skyline will go dark for one hour Saturday night as many downtown buildings take part in Earth Hour. The event attempts to off set climate change by conserving energy.... Read more..
An event called the AltCar Expo at the Palmer Events Center is looking in to the future of how people travel. It showcases vehicles of all shapes and sizes; all of them use the latest in electric, hydrogen, plug-ins and more to reduce admissions.... Read more..
During Thursday's Austin City Council meeting, Austin Energy's Green Building program will be recognized for 20 years in existence.... Read more..
Next week the Austin Council may get a report on how much it will cost taxpayers to recycle plastic bags.... Read more..
The mayor’s office is preparing a state lobbying effort to ensure potential transportation funding cuts won’t impact the nation’s fourth-largest city. ... Read more..
More eco-friendly cars are hitting the road. ... Read more..
The growth of electric cars is surging across Austin and nearly 100 of the vehicles are already here. ... Read more..
One of the largest solar farms in the nation broke ground Wednesday in Northeast Travis County, 15 miles east of the City of Pflugerville.... Read more..
There are now electric vehicle charging stations at Austin Energy and Whole Foods. Hertz will add them next year, and so will AMD. For many Austin drivers, it is an exciting time.... Read more..