Green Tip guest shows off her flashlight powered by solar power or a hand crank.

California artist Glenn Kaino enlisted DFW engineer Dan Lepinski for help with his solar-powered art piece.

Sunraiden's solar kits are designed to power for outdoor appliances, backyard workshops or small dwellings. 

Texas Discovery Garden Solar Array

Texas Discovery Gardens unveiled a new 410-square-foot solar array atop a cedar pagoda, which will serve as the garden’s new Natural Learning Center.

Nipendra Patel in front of his home in the Bastrop community of The Colony. Patel's roof is marked with studs meant to support solar panels, but the neighborhood's developer blocked their installation. Photo by Gabriel Cristóver Pérez
 
Aug. 5, 2015 

By Jim Malewitz and Jeremy Lin 
Texas Tribune

Aug. 5, 2015

This is a new feature called "Green Tip of the Week "created by Green Tip Guy Jason Winningham of Duncanville.  

Green Mother Goose

Jan Peck and David Davis thought it was time to update Mother Goose for a more eco-friendly generation.

Texas Climate News, overseen by former Houston Chronicle environmental reporter Bill Dawson, features a newly expanded format with more original coverage by staff and contributors. Above, photo of the People's Climate March in New York City in September. Courtesy of Earth Justice.

June 30, 2015 

Andrea Ridout, founder of Gecko Hardware in Dallas, is launching a new radio show this month called "Down to Earth." It will air at noon on Saturdays on 1190AM. Gecko's mascot George the Rooster is featured on the program's theme song. Listen here. Photo courtesy of Gecko Hardware.

Last week, the city of North Richlands Hills overturned an ordinance requiring a special use permit for solar panels on the street-facing side of homes. Photo courtesy of the DFW Solar Tour.

May 25, 2015

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