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ERCOT: Wind Power Outpaces Coal in Texas First Half of Year

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, recently reported that wind power-generated electricity surpassed that of coal in Texas in the first half of the year. It’s the first time this…
Digital Technology

Amazon Opens New Tech Hub in Houston

  Tech giant Amazon has chosen Houston as the home of its newest North American Tech Hub.  Amazon officially opened the doors of the new 25,000-square-foot hub in CityCentre on July 26. The…
Real Estate

Houston Home Sales Hit Record in June

According to the latest data from, the average number of new home sales in Houston surpassed Dallas as the top Texas market in June.  The company, which compiles information based on…
Digital Technology

Houston Tech, Startup Community Marks Key Milestones in Q2

LiveOak Venture Partners, an Austin-based, early stage venture capital firm that invests in Texas based tech and tech enabled service companies, reports Houston saw the largest influx in early stage…

When NASA and its Astronauts Arrived in Houston

Astronaut Walter Schirra riding in back of a car during a welcome parade in Houston, Texas. 'We are glad you came'  On the day the astronauts first arrived in Houston, the city was ready with a…
Economic Development

Houston Restaurant Industry Sees Growth, Challenges Ahead

  The restaurant industry is a vital part of Houston’s economy, employing hundreds of thousands throughout the region and contributing billions of dollars to the local economy. But the sector…
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