Bringing solar energy to border communities in Texas

Submitted by sfogg on Tue, 02/21/2023 - 23:35

The Lone Star State is harnessing the power of the sun to help reduce energy costs, especially in underserved areas where electricity use can consume a disproportionate share of monthly budgets. For families in the Colonias communities in the Rio Grande Valley along the Texas-Mexico border, any cost increases in basic needs like electricity, educational supplies and even food create situations where people have to make uncomfortable choices.