AUSTIN, Texas — Despite President Obama’s plans to increase renewable energies, such as wind and solar power, renewable energy advocates in Texas are struggling to make progress in those areas.Read more
IRVING, Texas — The largest net-zero public middle school in the country — and the first in the state of Texas — opened its doors in 2011. The Lady Bird Johnson Middle School boasts impressive energy-efficient installations including geothermal wells, solar panels and wind turbines.Read more
IRVING, Texas — The Irving Independent School District broke ground on what will be the nation’s largest net-zero public school, according to reports.
The first of its kind in Texas, the Irving ISD’s Lady Bird Johnson Middle School is designed to produce as much energy as it uses, and at about 50 percent less than a similarly sized school.