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A&M-Texarkana to Host Presentation “Green Energy. Solar Energy and Solar Farms in East Texas”

Published: April 6, 2023

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana will host Helen Brauner, Vice President, Business Development of Lightsource BP for a presentation on green energy on Monday, April 10. Titled “Green Energy- Solar Industry and Solar Farms in East Texas,” the presentation will take place at noon in Eagle Hall, inside the University Center Building on the Texas A&M University-Texarkana campus.

Lightsource BP is a subsidiary of British Petroleum specializing in clean energy and renewable energy options. Lightsource BP operates solar farms around the globe.  As a developer, owner, and operator of large-scale solar projects across the globe, Lightsource BP believes in the centrality of innovation in driving better outcomes for our business. 

Topics covered during the presentation will include

  • Overview of US solar industry – growth, markets, customers, types of jobs available
  • Overview of Lightsource BP – solar portfolio, customers, commitment to “Responsible Solar” (biodiversity, pollinator habitats, agrivoltaics, community engagement)
  • Solar in Texas – installed capacity, projected growth, benefits to the state
  • Case Studies – Impact Solar

This event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served at the event. Anyone interested in attending the discussion should reply via email to Dr. Joy Cooper at joy.cooper@tamut.edu.

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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