Lennar Offers Solar Power Standard in Texas Development

October 13, 2015

After changes in utility regulations in Austin, Texas, home builder Lennar began offering solar power as a standard feature in an affordable housing development.

According to Proud Green Home, the builder opened the city’s first solar-standard community this month. Local officials attended the ribbon cutting as they welcomed  guests to tour the solar-powered model homes of Colorado Crossing, southeast of downtown Austin.

Single-family home prices start below $200,000, and homeowners pay a low, flat monthly fee for a system that generates more than half of their anticipated electricity needs.

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