November 15, 2012
Solar San Antonio is a major part of the Solar Energy Industry in Texas and has made a major impact on many lives, both professionally and personally. Solar San Antonio's main mission is to advocate for solar energy and other renewable and smart building practices to help our local economy, society, and environment. Bill Sinkin started this with a macro plan for what we can be in San Antonio and what renewables and solar can do for our society. Lanny Sinkin, now Executive Director, and his team have taken San Antonio from a town with a few systems and no awareness of this technology, to one of the major solar energy hubs in the USA with many megawatts of commercial projects, residential projects, and utility scale projects making San Antonio the #1 Solar Americas City in the country and a new leader for sustainable living. The employees work very hard to educate the public and promote these ideas, while working with local politicians, advocates, and solar energy industry employees who rely on leaders like Bill and Lanny to be the voice for the few, to help educate the many. Solar San Antonio has helped drive millions of dollars of economic activity for San Antonio helping our state get on the map for solar energy. Big Kudos to Bill & Lanny Sinkin and the team and vision they have developed for our city for decades to come!
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