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The road to carbon neutrality also saves money

How and why did the city of San Antonio pursue onsite solar for their buildings making it the largest onsite solar program for a municipality in Texas.

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By Jason Pittman, President and Co-founder, Big Sun Solar

Jason is President and cofounder of Big Sun Solar, a Texas based commercial solar company helping businesses, nonprofits and municipalities transition to solar energy. Jason’s 20 years of clean energy and solar PV experience ranges from large utility scale systems and distributed commercial systems to the development and execution of utility programs. Jason has previously served as Vice Chairman for Solar San Antonio and currently serves as a Board Director for the Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute (TEPRI) where he tries to leverage solar PV to lower energy burdens in low income communities. Jason holds his BS in Engineering from the University of Texas and a MS from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.

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