Nexolon http://tpr.org en New 167,00 Panel Solar Farm Now In Operation For San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/new-16700-panel-solar-farm-now-operation-san-antonio <p>A new solar farm on the far South Side of San Antonio is now generating electricity for CPS energy.</p><p>Just south of loop 410&nbsp; on Blue Wing Road is a newly built solar farm called Alamo 1. At 453 acres it’s the size 300 foot ball field and can generate enough energy to power 6,600 homes. It’s 167,00 solar panels went online last week, generating 40 megawatts - it’s the first phase of what will be a 400 megawatt project.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:51:03 +0000 Joey Palacios 23855 at http://tpr.org New 167,00 Panel Solar Farm Now In Operation For San Antonio The Source: SA Hosts Renewable Energy Big Hitters | The American Healthcare Paradox http://tpr.org/post/source-sa-hosts-renewable-energy-big-hitters-american-healthcare-paradox <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As CPS Energy closes down the </span>Deely<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> coal power plant and ponders whether a new gas or nuclear plant is the solution, a big conference is landing in town next week pushing solar, wind and other </span>renewables<span style="line-height: 1.5;">: The 2013 </span><a href="http://www.texasrenewables.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Texas Renewables Conference</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 20:42:48 +0000 Paul Flahive 21542 at http://tpr.org The Source: SA Hosts Renewable Energy Big Hitters | The American Healthcare Paradox Nexolon Solar Facility To Start First Hiring Wave In September http://tpr.org/post/nexolon-solar-facility-start-first-hiring-wave-september <p>Nexolon America Wednesday announced the next phase of its solar manufacturing project in San Antonio. The company that broke ground last year expects to 400 employees are expected to be hired beginning in Sept.</p><p>Nexolon America is working with the Alamo Colleges to develop a training program for new employees to build 200 megawatts of solar modules per year. Executive Vice-President Scot Arey said the company is expecting to start advertising in about a month for its first wave of hiring.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 14:19:58 +0000 Eileen Pace 13834 at http://tpr.org Nexolon Solar Facility To Start First Hiring Wave In September Brooks City Base Chooses CEO Finalist To Lead Development http://tpr.org/post/brooks-city-base-chooses-ceo-finalist-lead-development <p>The Brooks Development Authority board voted to enter into contract negotiations for its next chief executive officer, but leaders are not ready to divulge his or her identity.</p><p>Manny Pelaez, chairman of the <a href="http://www.brookscity-base.com/" target="_blank">Brooks Development Authority</a>, said the board interviewed 402 viable candidates out of the 6,000 applicants.</p><p>Last week the field of applicants for the next CEO of Brooks was narrowed to only five, and Wednesday the board chose one to take Brooks into the future.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:35:53 +0000 Ryan Loyd 9418 at http://tpr.org Brooks City Base Chooses CEO Finalist To Lead Development Korean Energy Company To Bring 400 Jobs To Brooks City-Base http://tpr.org/post/korean-energy-company-bring-400-jobs-brooks-city-base <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Korean energy company&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.nexolon.com/eng/" target="_blank">Nexolon</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.nexolon.com/eng/" target="_blank">&nbsp;</a>has chosen San Antonio as its headquarters in the U.S., and promised Wednesday to bring 400 high-paying jobs to the area.</span></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 22:54:50 +0000 Eileen Pace 6700 at http://tpr.org Korean Energy Company To Bring 400 Jobs To Brooks City-Base Council Approves Solar Facility Deal For Brooks City Base http://tpr.org/post/council-approves-solar-facility-deal-brooks-city-base <p>In exchange for creating hundreds of jobs, the city has agreed to a business deal with solar manufacturing company Nexolon America.</p><p>Nexolon will build a manufacturing plant at Brooks with ordinances to create a reinvestment zone at the base including: A 10-year 100 percent tax abatement, $400,000 in grant money to create 400 jobs, and $12 million for future infrastructure improvements.</p><p>Mayor Julián Castro believes the project contributes to the vision of <a href="http://www.sa2020.org/" target="_blank">SA2020</a> to create a highly skilled workforce.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 17:56:37 +0000 Ryan Loyd 6772 at http://tpr.org Council Approves Solar Facility Deal For Brooks City Base