Monthly Archives: June 2011

Best Buy, Freescale, Intel, Landis+Gyr, LG Electronics, Sony and Texas Gas Service Join Pecan Street Project Industry Advisory Council

Press Release • June 28, 2011

Pecan Street Project Inc. formed its Industry Advisory Council – a collection of member companies that will collaborate with Pecan Street Project’s team of internal and University of Texas (UT) researchers. Read More »

Can the Utility and Consumer Collaborate To Solve the Peak Problem?

Renewable Energy World June 14, 2011

Researchers at Pecan Street Project in Austin, Texas have set out to investigate this consumer behavior. The Mueller community facet of the project involves a smart grid community where researchers are trying to determine the best methods for smart grid integration. Read More »

With Little Help, Texas’ Solar Use Grows — Slowly

Texas Tribune June 3, 2011

Corky Hilliard mounted 19 solar panels atop her Austin home last month — and expects to pay only about a quarter of the initial cost estimate for the array. "My God, I mean, why wouldn't you do this?" said Hilliard, whose neighbors on both sides have also added rooftop panels. Read More »