Bret Biggart, CEO

Celebrating the Past and Looking Forward to the Future

April 5, 2023
I write a lot about the transformative role solar power can play in people’s lives and society — the ways it helps people live more powerfully, and the lessons it offers to decision-makers in government and beyond. Here’s how some of those same lessons have shaped this company and me.
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Austin-Area Nonprofits Decide to Face the Sun and Go Solar

March 21, 2023
Supporting non-profits is a bigger and bigger part of our work at Freedom Solar. We feel especially lucky to have recently partnered with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas, providing and installing 42 solar panels on the rooftop of their building at Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin.
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Solar Users Find Silver Lining to Summer Heat

September 28, 2022

By Bret Biggart

The blast furnace heat of this summer repeatedly pushed Texas’ power grid to the brink. If there’s any silver lining at all, it belongs to solar power users.

When temperatures are this hot, it means the sun is shining brightly. The same energy that cranks highs into the triple digits also packs electrons into solar panels, where

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Solar Installation in Houston Moves Data Company Toward Net-Zero

September 14, 2022

By Bret Biggart

Last week, TGS, a global company with a big Houston presence that provides energy data and intelligence, unveiled one of the area’s most innovative and largest solar panel projects — one that Freedom Solar helped them create.

Oil & Gas Company Uses Parking Lot for Solar Panels

TGS and Freedom Solar cut the

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