The New Texas Blend: Not Your Grandfather's Energy Market

Texas Renewables 2014: Shaping Texas' Evolving Energy Markets

DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2014 -- Affordable renewable energy and a

partially deregulated electricity market present the prospect of an
unprecedented boost for companies and new technologies in this market space.
In addition, developers are starting to add rooftop solar electric to their
standard residential packages, and financiers offer packages that all but
eliminate sticker shock for consumers adding PV to their homes and
commercial structures.

What does this mean for the bottom line of companies doing business in
Texas? How will the infrastructure host and blend all the new technologies?

These and other issues will be examined and discussed at the annual
conference of the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA), to
be held Nov. 3-6 at the Sheraton Dallas hotel. Titled "Shaping Texas'
Evolving Energy Markets," the conference also will commemorate the
Association's 30th anniversary.

"The market for renewable energy has changed dramatically since TREIA was
founded in 1984," said Hala Ballouz, President of Electric Power Engineers
and TREIA president. "Now we talk in terms of the new Texas blend for the
electricity sector - solar, wind, natural gas, storage, and energy
efficiency. How will the blend be managed on the grid? How will regulation
and water issues affect the market for renewables?
These are some of the discussions we will have at the TREIA conference."

Details regarding speakers, the full conference agenda, hotel registration
and exhibitor opportunities can be found at the conference website,
www.texasrenewables.org.

TREIA is the only industry association that represents the full range of
renewable energy technologies in Texas. Founded in 1984, Texas Renewable
Energy Industries Association (TREIA) is a key trade and advocacy
organization headquartered in Austin, Texas. TREIA is the oldest renewable
energy non-profit trade organization in Texas whose work promoting
development of renewable resources and their wise use celebrates thirty
years as a vital voice in the industry. For more conference information on
Texas Renewables 2014 go to www.TexasRenewables.org or call 512-716-9012.

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