What Happened for Solar – or not! – During the 2011 Texas Legislative Session

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Download a PDF copy of the presentation slides here.

Read TREIA's June 2011 Special Legislative wrap-up newsletter, with more information and links to the full-text bills and laws that are discussed in this webinar.


Russel Smith is the co-founder and executive director of Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA).

This webinar will review the 2011 Texas Legislative Session and its impact on the solar market. TREIA’s 13 legislative objectives and outcomes will be discussed including statewide solar incentives tiered for residential, commercial and utility-scale projects as well as the Natural Gas & Renewables bill. Additionally, defeated legislation, such as Chapter 313 of the Tax Code, which could have had harmful effects on the solar industry, will also be discussed.

A LIVE question-and-answer segment will follow, allowing participants to submit questions through a built-in text chat.