Feb. 23 — Both moves were largely symbolic, as solar power, still in its infancy, was expensive and inefficient. Over the years technological improvements have made solar power a more reasonable option for many users. In fact, George W. Bush had new solar panels placed at the White House in 2002, and Barack Obama added more in 2013.
Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.