Texas land commissioner thinking of getting GLO into water game

2016-11-23T15:01:53+00:00

The Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office (GLO), Jerry Patterson, plans to announce today that the GLO has contracted with two water consulting firms to examine the feasibility of building a desalination plant between Austin and New Braunfels on land the GLO owns. Desalination is an expensive, energy-intensive technique of making brackish underground water [...]

Texas land commissioner thinking of getting GLO into water game2016-11-23T15:01:53+00:00

Patterson: Future is in green energy

2010-04-27T09:04:58+00:00

Nearly four years ago, the Texas General Land Office signed the nation's first ever lease for offshore wind power. Since then, major hurricanes and economic storms have blown away plans to have turbines up and running by now. But that doesn't mean we're not earning real money. After all, that's what my drive to develop [...]

Patterson: Future is in green energy2010-04-27T09:04:58+00:00
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