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Bret Biggart Biggart says electricity prices are going up in Dallas and Houston as Texas’ population grows.

HOUSTON/DALLAS—Solar energy capacity is expected to double nationwide during the next five years, and Freedom Solar is already recording its fastest growth in large cities with deregulated electricity such as Dallas and Houston. Freedom Solar’s Dallas market has grown from 17% of the company’s overall revenue in 2018 to 27% of revenue in the first half of 2019. Freedom has sold 1,353 kilowatts of solar power across DFW that will produce more than 2 million kilowatt-hours annually, enough to cover the electricity usage of 259 homes for a year.

In this exclusive, Bret Biggart, Freedom Solar CEO, shared some insights into solar power across the state, the benefits of the Investment Tax Credit and what the future holds for solar in Texas.

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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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