2018 TREIA MEMBERS

ALDER KOTEN

Houston, Tx

We help shape organizations through a combination of research, executive search, cultural & leadership assessment, and other talent advisory services.

 

AMBER WAVES ENERGY

Grand Prairie, Tx

Engineering Services & Consulting for Alternative & Renewable Energy.

 

AURORA CLEAN ENERGY PARTNERS

Houston, Tx

 

AUSTIN ELECTRIC UTILITY COMMISSION

Austin, Tx

The Austin Electric Utility is the Governing Body for policy and rates for Austin Energy (see below). 

 

AUSTIN ENERGY

Austin, Tx

Austin Energy is the nation’s eighth largest publicly-owned electric utility and a department of the City of Austin, safely delivering clean, affordable, reliable energy to more than 448,000 customers and a population of almost one million in the City of Austin as well as several neighboring cities, unincorporated areas of Travis County, and a portion of Williamson County. We have been recognized for achieving some of the highest performance standards in the industry, including aggressive renewable and reliability goals and demonstrated efforts to promote new clean energy technologies and a sustainable environment.

 

AVERITT, KIP

Austin, Tx

 

BARR FABRICATION LLC

Brownwood, Tx

Barr Fabrication manufactures internal components for wind energy towers, platforms, support beams, handrails, all brackets, and misc. steel.

 

BAKER TILLY

Austin, Tx

Baker Tilly s a full-service accounting and advisory firm that offers industry specialized services in audit, tax, and management consulting. The trend to become more sustainable continues to push across many industries. Our renewable energy specialists are leaders in the industry advising developers, manufacturers, utilities, universities, and tribal organizations on renewable energy project development.

 

BELTOWN POWER TEXAS

Lewisville, Tx

Belltown Power is a renewable energy power company which develops and operates modern power plants using an integrated team of engineering and investment professionals.  Belltown Power invests in projects at any stage in the project lifecycle and works with a range of different stakeholders to deliver green energy.

 

BOGER, ALLEN

Austin, Tx

 

CAPROCK RENEWABLES

Austin, Tx

Caprock Renewables is a project development firm that partners with some of the world’s largest and most advanced energy companies to develop renewable energy through large scale utility projects. Caprock has developed more than 1000MW solar, wind and storage projects, mostly in Texas, New Mexico and the Caribbean and its team members have been a part of some of the most exciting developments in Texas in the last 10 years.

 

CHS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY

Houston, Tx

CHS is a venture development and management company facilitating renewable energy projects - more specifically distributed solar power generation - for the Distributed Solar Power Utility market.

 

CITIZENS ENERGY

Boston, Ma

Citizens Energy works with a diverse array of government and private sector entities to develop solar sites, allowing our partners to save on energy costs while contributing clean and green energy to the grid.

 

CITY OF GEORGETOWN

Georgetown, Tx

Georgetown - a town of 67,000 citizens is located 25 miles north of Austin in the heart of oil and gas country. It has attracted international attention due to the City's choice to become the largest city in Texas to convert to 100% renewable energy.

 

CLIMATE IMPACT CAPITAL, LLC

Katy, Tx

CIC invests in technology driven, disruptive early stage companies that have the potential to transform and significantly impact climate change issues. We identify market opportunities and talented teams, and then partner closely to help them achieve long term successful company growth, financial returns, and positive impact.

 

CLOUD FOREST SOFTWARE

Mike Meyers

Austin, Tx

CloudForest Software was founded and built with passion by experienced building industry professionals who hope to help our colleagues make smarter, better building and maintenance decisions. We've been developing ur tool, Condense, for over 5 years, starting in Austin, TX, and later establishing headquarters in Louisville, CO.

 

CPS ENERGY

San Antonio, Tx

The 75-year-old utility, CPS Energy, is the nation’s largest municipally owned energy utility providing both natural gas and electric service. We serve more than 804,000 electric customers and 343,000 natural gas customers in and around San Antonio, the nation’s seventh largest city.  CPS is considered a progressive player in the utility field as it promotes aggressive renewable energy and affordability (rebate) programs for its customers. 

 

CSW CONTRACTORS INC

Scottsdale, Az

CSW was recently acknowledged by Solar Power World as the 6th Top Solar Contractor in the nation. We are dedicated to providing our renewable energy clients an efficient full-service solution, and have compiled an industry-leading team to do so. We have also developed in-house electrical expertise by acquiring our sister company Parallel Electric, helping us to better serve our clients and grow renewable energy into CSW’s largest core market.

 

DELA MINERALS LLC/COVINGTON TRUST

Bryan, Tx

 

DENTON MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC

Denton, Tx

Denton Municipal Electric (DME) is Denton’s customer-owned electric utility. Since 1905, DME has provided safe, reliable, and cost-effective electricity to the citizens of Denton. Now, DME is a leader environmental stewardship while offering award-winning service, and consistently low rates. 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND (EDF)

Austin, Tx

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is a United States–based nonprofit environmental advocacy group. The group is known for its work on issues including global warmingecosystem restoration, oceans, and human health, and advocates using sound scienceeconomics and law to find environmental solutions that work. It is nonpartisan, and its work often advocates market-based solutions to environmental problems.

 

EDF RENEWABLE ENERGY

San Diego, Ca and Houston, Tx

Owner, provider of operations & maintenance and developer of a variety of solar and wind projects in U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

 

ELECTRIC POWER ENGINEERS

Austin, Tx

Electric Power Engineers, Inc. provides engineering, consulting & management services for transmission, distribution, industrial and generation clients.

 

ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL OF TEXAS (ERCOT)

Taylor, Tx

The Texas Electricity Grid (ERCOT) is the only self-contained electric power grid in the U.S. that serves a single state, allowing Texas energy companies to generate, transmit, and distribute power to different areas of the State without having to negotiate terms with national electrical grid producers.  This has been a key tool to creating the environment for the growth of new renewable technologies and entrepreneurship.

 

ENTERPRISE RISK CONSULTING LLC

Austin, Tx

ERC provides enterprise risk consulting to energy industry. We are seasoned professionals that develop and execute risk policy, risk modeling, financial trading modeling, and hedge strategies. Especially focused on integration of renewable energy into electric utilities energy portfolios.

 

FRANZEN, GARY

Flower Mound , Tx

 

FRONTIER ASSOCIATES, LLC

Austin, Tx

Design, evaluation and implementation of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and pricing programs.

 

GRIDLIANCE

Austin, TX

GridLiance is the first independent transmission company focused on working with municipal utilities, joint action agencies and electric cooperatives to solve transmission issues and manage transmission costs.

 

HASTINGS, TERESA

Dallas, Tx

Consultant

 

HOLDER, III, L.M. “MAC” 

Austin, TX

Previously in and still interested in passive solar design, renewable energy project dev./consultation.

 

HUSCH BLACKWELL

Austin, Tx

Energy Attorney, formerly in house counsel for a wind energy development company, SPP & ERCOT member representative.

 

INTEGRAL POWER, LLC

Houston, Tx

Developer of alternative energy projects with focus on waste heat recovery/CHP/geothermal, waste-to-energy, and solar.

 

IPAC CONSULTING, INC.

Houston, Tx

 

JONES SOLAR AND ROOFING

Fairview, Tx

 

KILLION, LARRY

Houston, Tx

Interested in developments in solar photovoltaics (PV).

 

KOOP RADIO - SHADES OF GREEN

Austin, Tx.

KOOP is a community radio station in Austin, TX. that seeks to engage, connect, and enrich the whole community. We provide a diverse array of programming, emphasizing those that deal with local issues and/or serve communities which are under-served by the mainstream media, with more than 60 unique, locally-produced programs airing every week.

 

LIBBY SOLAR

Austin, Tx

 

LIBRA FOUNDATION

Wichita Falls, Tx

We believe that all people are born with equal and inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms, and have a right to live in a healthy environment and in peaceful, just and equitable societies. We support policies that promote a sustainable, clean energy future.

 

LONGHORN SOLAR

Austin, Tx

We specialize in residential solar panel installation, handling all the permitting and paperwork for our customers.  We are a family-owned company founded in 2009, with offices in Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio.  

 

LUBBOCK REESE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Lubbock, Tx

Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority Corporation, which also operates under the name REESE TECHNOLOGY CENTER, primarily operates in the Industrial Development Planning business / industry within the Engineering, Accounting, Research, and Management Services sector.

 

MCCULLY SOLAR GROUP

Houston, Tx

 

NRG ENERGY

Austin, Tx

NRG Energy is one of the country’s largest and most diverse power generators with west Texas wind and an extensive solar portfolio. NRG is building the privately funded eVgo electric vehicle charging network and is giving retail customers the latest in smart energy solutions.

 

O’NEAL SURVEYING COMPANY

Athens, Tx

O'Neal Surveying is comprised of a small team of dedicated professionals with experience in the wind-development market performing all phases of professional surveying for wind development projects.

 

PEDERNALES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE

Johnson City, Tx

Pedernales Electric Cooperative provides energy services to the Texas Hill Country, one of the fastest growing regions in the United States, bordering the cities of Austin and San Antonio. PEC has been serving the Texas Hill Country for nearly 77 years and its early founders included the Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson.  Today, PEC is the country’s largest electric distributuon cooperative serving nearly 280,000 homes and businesses in an 8,1000-square-mile territory.

 

PCI SOLAR

Austin, Tx

Performance Contracting Inc. is one of the nation’s most successful specialty commercial construction companies. PCI-Solar delivers engineering, procurement, and construction services for customers nation-wide.

 

PIERPONT COMMUNICATIONS

Round Rock, Tx

As Texas’ largest independent communications firm, Pierpont Communications sparks and shapes conversations to build brands, protect reputations and drive business growth. We have deep expertise across all facets of communications–including strategy and planning, public relations, public affairs, marketing, crisis management, investor relations and digital engagement.

 

RDEnergy.us

Abilene, Tx

RD Energy Group, LLC (“RDEG”) is an early stage developer of solar and wind renewable energy projects. The company was co-founded by Richard Walker and Darrell Moore in 2008. Together, these gentlemen have many years of experience in the renewable energy field and have been associated in one way or another with several dozen wind and/or solar energy projects. RDEG’s mission is to provide early-stage development of renewable energy projects for owners of large tracts of property and to identify companies interested in construction of such projects at these sites.

 

SolarEnergyONE

Earlie Reynolds

Copperas Cove, Tx

SolarEnergyONE is a Commercial Physical Research business within the Engineering, Accounting, Research, and Management Services sector. 

 

SIERRA CLUB LONESTAR CHAPTER

Austin, Tx

The Sierra Club’s Lone Star Chapter is the oldest grassroots environmental organization in Texas (with more than 22,000 members), dedicated to preserving open spaces, clean water, and natural resources.  We also promote smart energy solutions and responsible transportation choices to address climate change.  We accomplish our goals through direct and grassroots legislative and administrative lobbying, education, outings, litigation, and electing environmental champions to local, state, and federal office.

 

SMART ENERGY CONSUMER COLLABORATIVE

Atlanta, Ga

We serve as a trusted voice for industry stakeholders to gain a broad understanding of consumers’ views about grid modernization, electricity delivery and energy usage, and for consumers seeking an understanding of the value and experience of a modern electrical grid.

 

SAXUM MARKETING

Houston, Tx / Tulsa & Oklahoma City, OK

We're insanely diverse strategic thinkers generating awareness for brands, people and causes, and we're doing it all from Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Houston. Saxum has developed dedicated teams of industry-specific professionals who offer deep expertise in their areas. We have a large, diversified Energy Practice that addresses the complex challenges of this vital industry head on. Saxum also offers a first class Social Good and Issues Practice dedicated to bringing positive change in communities.

 

SMITH, RUSSEL

San Antonio, Tx

Independent Renewables Agent assisting clients with renewable energy related connections, bringing projects to them and helping shepherd them through to closing, undertaking research tasks and other desired functions on a commission basis or through other negotiated arrangements. Russel is also available for speaking engagements on a fee basis.

 

SMITH, STAN

Odessa, Tx

Landowner with prospective wind farm sites.

 

SPRINKLE, JON

Lufkin, Tx

 

SUNPRO SOLAR

Mandeville, La

Founded in 2008, Sunpro Solar is one of the leading providers of rooftop solar for the Gulf Coast region. Sunpro Solar designs, installs, and maintains the solar panels on residential and commercial properties. Sunpro Solar has a proven history and reputation for providing quality service and has been ranked #18 for 2016 Solar Power World’s Magazine Top Solar Contractors nationwide.

 

TEXAN ENERGY SERVICES

Sugar Land, Tx

Texan Energy Services has over 75 years of oil and gas experience. With this level of skill, we have shown customers our team’s commitment to delivering high quality construction pads, pipeline, frac pond projects and lease services all while keeping focus on our tremendous safety record.

 

TEXAS ENERGY CONSULTANTS

Edinburg, Tx

Texas Energy Consultants is a family owned and operated business established in 2009.  Our goal is to help implement energy conservation techniques in order to help reduce our carbon footprint as well as to provide energy savings and piece of mind to our customers.  TEC wants to do our part in helping the world use less fossil fuels, more renewable energy and create a sustainable environment to be enjoyed by generations to come.  Helping to reduce energy loss of existing homes is a pinnacle step in the movement to a cleaner  and cheaper future. 

 

TEXAS ENERGY AGGREGATION

Waco, Tx

Texas Energy Aggregation is a licensed energy aggregator, broker and consultant serving the needs of city, state, municipal, school, commercial and non-profit clients. Our team of energy experts provides valuable, unbiased feedback on each energy provider, their financial stability, customer satisfaction ratings, contract options, methods, and risk practices.

 

TEXAS SOLAR OUTFITTERS

Houston, Tx

Texas Solar Outfitters focus is designing and installing photovoltaic systems in accordance with all codes and regulations to ensure safe operation.

 

TEXAS STAR ALLIANCE

John Pitts

Austin, Tx

Texas Star Alliance is a results-driven, bipartisan government affairs firm backed by a trusted reputation and a track record of success.

 

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY - GLEAMM

Lubbock, Tx

Texas Tech University hosts the Global Laboratory for Energy Asset Management and Manufacturing (GLEAMM), which combines the research and commercialization expertise of Texas Tech University with the field testing, certification and development expertise of Group NIRE, a for-profit energy development company.Education Institution.

 

THIRD PLANET WINDPOWER

Palm Beach Gardens, Fl

Third Planet Windpower is an experienced wind energy developer providing solutions for commercial and utility scale wind (and complimentary solar) project development, including design, installation, operation and maintenance.  Our extensive Texas experience delivers the benefits of wind energy to our stakeholders.

 

TRADEWIND ENERGY

Lenexa, Ks

Tradewind Energy is one of the largest wind and solar project development companies in the U.S. 

We take great pride in our demonstrated ability to deliver affordable wind and solar energy to diverse markets while maintaining an uncompromising commitment to long-term project quality. 

 

VAULT ENERGY SOLUTIONS

Frisco, Tx

Vault Energy Solutions helps Texas businesses and homes obtain clean renewable energy. In 2013 Vault was recognized by a leading green energy electricity provider for helping its customers to avoid over 100,000 pounds of CO2 emissions.

 

VISTRA ENERGY

Dallas, Tx

Vista Energy delivers a wide array of renewable energy programs across Texas, from Luminant’s wind purchasing - the largest in the state - to TXU Energy’s numerous renewable offers, to Oncor’s development of CREZ.

 

WRIGHT-WAY SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

Tyler, Tx

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System design, installation & maintenance. Solar Water Heating. Staff credentials include Certified Green Professional, Certified Graduate Builder, REALTOR Green and NABCEP COK.

 

8 MINUTE ENERGY

Los Angeles, Ca

In just 8 minutes, the energy from the sun reaches the earth.  We take it from there.  We are the largest, independent solar power developer in the United States.