Tesla Motors has fought legal and legislative battles in a number of states over state laws that try to stymie its unique factory-direct sales and service model. But in Texas the company’s lobbying efforts have run into a brick wall.
SpaceX’s plans to build a commercial space port in Texas are likely to move forward, according to founder and CEO Elon Musk who took stage at SXSW.
If San Antonio’s Bexar County has its way, the first completely bookless library in the U.S. will open in fall 2013.
Samsung is aiming to double-down on its Austin, Texas chip making plant: the company announced today that it would invest around $4 billion in the plant to boost the production of mobile processors.
While most components for Apple devices are made overseas, its A5 processor, which power the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, is produced in the far away land of… Texas.
Dallas-based Panda Power Funds today announced that it has raised a $420 million private equity fund to finance new and existing solar energy and natural gas projects in Texas and other high-growth states. The blockbuster fund will be used for construction, capital and infrastructure maintenance.
NRG Energy has opened its first eVgo direct-current electric vehicle charging station in Dallas, Texas, today as part of a privately funded 70-station network in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, the company announced.
When people think of Texas, there are always certain stereotypes that come up — cowboys, twangs, conservative politics, boots, guns, and big, gas-guzzling trucks.
Here’s the latest action we’re following on the GreenBeat today:
Green technologies can face expensive and complicated chicken-and-egg questions when it comes to infrastructure. Which comes first, the electric car or the charging station? The wind farm or the transmission lines? There have been some notable efforts this year by companies to take the first leap. Here are a couple worth watching in 2011:
Here’s some of the latest action we’re following on the GreenBeat today: