HREG Monthly Meeting @ HREG 14th Floor -Conference Room
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

All are welcome to our HREG Monthly Meeting!  During this meeting Brian Chen, HREG President, will share his three-year plan and vision for HREG. This is your chance to hear about the future of HREG and share your thoughts on HREG’s mission.

Afterwards, we will review current HREG business and upcoming activities, where the officers look for your feedback. Our monthly meetings are the best place for our members to learn about HREG, ask questions, and provide suggestions.

HREG’s Solar Workshop @ TXRX
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This free workshop addresses the basics on how to install and operate a solar system.  It covers topics such as solar array types, costs of equipment and labor, permitting, energy savings, and reliability.   The instructor Bill Swann is an expert in solar energy and has built many of his own solar systems.  This workshop is ideal for all people as Bill can answer the simplest and most technical of questions.  If you want to learn more about solar, this is the workshop for you.

Solar Workshop Handout  –> Houston Solar Resource   (Click on Houston Solar Resource twice to pull up pdf.)

The is a free, public workshop. Street parking available. To RSVP,  email Bill Swann.   [email protected]


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HREG’s Climate Candidate Forum @ West University Elementary School
Jan 27 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Please join us at The Houston Climate Forum 2018 with Congressman Beto O’Rourke and Texas’ 7th District Congressional Candidates: Joshua Butler, James Cargas, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, Laura Moser, Ivan Sanchez, Alex Triantaphyllis, and Jason Westin, M.D.

Come learn about each Congressional Candidate’s positions on all items relating to climate, energy, and environmental issues and solutions, nationally and locally, in an open forum. Bring your questions!

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Going Solar! @ Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church
Jan 28 @ 9:45 am

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The public is invited to Going Solar!, a talk at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church given by representatives of the Houston Renewable Energy Group (HREG), a local non-profit dedicated to promoting renewable energy solutions and businesses. HREG is the Houston chapter of the Texas Solar Energy Society.

At this talk, HREG will explain the details of rooftop solar power generation, how you may benefit, and how you can go solar.  Bring your solar energy questions to this informative talk!

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If parking is not available in the church lots, please park across the street in the Rice Stadium lot.  Metro buses 27 and 41 stop nearby.  Bike parking is available in the church lot facing Rice Blvd.

2018 Houston Solar Tour @ Cypress, TX
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The ASES National Solar Tour is the largest grassroots solar event in the nation and Houston will be a participant in 2018 as it has in many years past.  The tour involved over 30,000 participants in 2017 in more than 60 cities nationwide.

ASES National Houston Solar Tour & Social

Solar Tour in Cypress!
The Solar Tour gives YOU the opportunity to see and learn firsthand about Solar Systems on the homes of Houstonians who have already taken the step towards clean energy. Solar installers, homeowners, and volunteers are available at each home location to discuss benefits, cost, and any other questions regarding solar energy and green technologies.

In addition to the homes, there will be a variety of vendors with cool energy efficient technologies at the tour and free breakfast treats for the early birds.  The Solar Tour is free and open to the public. Following the tour, the after party is at The Bearded Fox Brewery, where we’ll have a few beers, talk solar and listen to some live music from the Boomerays.

2018 Solar Tour in Cypress, TX

Saturday, Feb 3, 2018 10am – 2pm

A) The Hilberg Residence. A Certified LEED Platinum Green Home (16530 Steinhagen Road, Cypress, Tx 77429)
B) Rimmerman – 20303 Everwood Green Ln  (20303 Everwood Green Ln, Cypress, TX 77433)
C) Gresell – 20210 Silverwood Trail (20210 Silverwood Trail, Cypress, TX 77433)


For more information, visit Houston Solar Tour.