Resourcefulness: An Introduction to the Energy-Water Nexus teaches key concepts about water and energy for K-12 classrooms, colleges, industry, and the general public. Our goals are improving water and energy literacy, encouraging conservation, and inspiring the next generation of innovators.
Watt Watchers of Texas is a state-sponsored STEM program to help boost energy literacy for K-12 students and help schools save money by saving energy. Students join Lil’ Tex and Ann on patrol as official Watt Watchers, helping to save Texas by rounding up the Wasters Gang. Plus, with dozens of activities centered around conserving energy, food, water, and materials that are so much fun, your students won’t even realize how much they’re learning.
Covering the vocabulary, history, resources, technology, and crosscutting social, political, and economic factors associated with global energy trends, Energy 101: Energy Technology and Policy creates energy experts who can see beyond the noise of modern energy discussions and think more critically about global energy issues. This 32-chapter text is available in targeted editions for high school students, college students, and energy professionals.
At the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Michael E. Webber is the Josey Centennial Fellow in Energy Resources and professor of mechanical engineering. He is the author of Resourcefulness: An Introduction to the Energy-Water Nexus, Energy 101: Energy Technology and Policy, and Thirst For Power. He is also a frequent contributor to the New York Times and Scientific American.
Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely, and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world.
Established in 1860, CPS Energy is the nation’s largest public power, natural gas and electric company, providing safe, reliable, and competitively-priced service to 840,750 electric and 352,585 natural gas customers in San Antonio and portions of seven adjoining counties. Our customers’ combined energy bills rank among the lowest of the nation’s 20 largest cities – while generating $7 billion in revenue for the City of San Antonio for more than seven decades. As a trusted and strong community partner, we continuously focus on job creation, economic development and educational investment. True to our People First philosophy, we are powered by our skilled workforce, whose commitment to the community is demonstrated through our employees’ volunteerism in giving back to our city and programs aimed at bringing value to our customers. CPS Energy is among the top public power wind energy buyers in the nation and number one in Texas for solar generation.