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McCracken Named Pecan Street Project Executive Director
Former council member to head smart grid group
"...member and mayoral candidate Brewster McCracken from heading the Pecan Street Project apparently resolved, today McCracken was named executive..."

Dec. 15, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Cash in on Pecan Street Project
A how-to talk
"...free event: "How Energy Entrepreneurs Can Participate in the Pecan Street Project – A Discussion Hosted by Pecan Commons."..."

Feb. 1, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Pecan Street Project
The Department of Energy awards 32 grants nationwide for energy research – PSP a winner
"...If the Pecan Street Project eventually fulfills its promise, we'll all be..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

The Pecan Street Project
Austin and AE form high tech partnership for the next big challenge in clean energy
"...a new clean-energy initiative dubbed, for local flavor, "the Pecan Street Project." After six months of quiet brainstorming, the..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Pecan Street Project Unveils Smart Grid Solutions
Report highlights path toward clean energy future
"...On March 24, the Pecan Street Project released its recommendations for transforming the delivery..."

April 2, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

An Ethical Pecan to Crack
Former City Council Member Brewster McCracken hits a Pecan Street Project roadblock
"...Council member, Brewster McCracken championed and helped organize the Pecan Street Project. But an unanticipated conflict with city ethics..."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Who Owns Sixth Street
Is Austin's Sixth Street Entertainment District undergoing an identity crisis? -- and who are the designated shrinks?
"...By midnight on any given weekend, Sixth Street swarms with the seemingly random activity of an anthill...."

May 4, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Eyes on Tillery Street Pecan Groves
"...having a community meeting to discuss an affordable housing project on Tillery Street. The seven acres in question are..."

April 19, 2020 Postmarks

Govalle Neighbors Rally to Save Pecan Grove
City-owned property slated for affordable housing
"...had been filed and long before it was approved. Project coordinator Javier Delgado, overseeing the city's redevelopment of the..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Manor Road Housing Project Looking for a Home
Neighborhoods balk at a proposed homeless and low-income housing development on Manor Road
"...to enable an affordable housing development, odds are the project will not survive an upcoming City Council meeting...."

June 20, 2008 News Feature by Lydia Crafts

One More Detour on Holly Street
Power plant demolition delay reprises neighborhood history
"...Before there was the Holly Street Power Plant, there was Lela Castro's childhood home. In..."

Jan. 21, 2011 News Feature by Amy Smith

Cool City: Getting Down With the Grid
Everybody's excited about the Pecan Street Project – they're just not sure what it is
"..."I love the Pecan Street Project," someone told Brewster McCracken at a recent..."

Sept. 4, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

We Got Your Smart Grid Right Here
Dept. of Energy awards $10.4 million to Pecan Street Project
"...a $10.4 million Department of Energy grant to the Pecan Street Project to underwrite “an advanced smart grid project”..."

Nov. 24, 2009 News Post by Michael King

Wind Power
Learning From Copenhagen: Post #3
"...to solve some of the same problems that Austin's Pecan Street Project is tackling. Watch the three-minute YouTube video..."

Oct. 5, 2009 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...at 3:30pm on Austin Avenue, between Fourth and Fifth streets, and then walk to the Williamson County Courthouse, to..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...by the city to redevelop East 11th and 12th streets – Byron Marshall is leaving to become chief administrative..."

July 10, 2009 News Feature

Roger Duncan's Night Visions
Austin Energy's GM invites us to wrestle with the conundrum of clean energy
"...explains that one triangular diagram relates to the city's Pecan Street Project (see "The Pecan Street Project," Oct. 3)...."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Austin Energy Sets the Curve
Stakeholders weigh in on top choice to lead utility
"...AE's past – its struggles over the South Texas Project nuclear power plant, its pioneering efforts in green building..."

July 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Arms on Brazos
As it nears completion of an extended 'Great Streets' rehab project, has Austin learned any lessons?
"...After more than two years of ongoing construction, Brazos Street is scheduled to reopen in September. With that long-delayed..."

Aug. 5, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Municipal Death Match!
With five council seats open, mayor and Place 1 look like the headliners
"...city police forces under one roof. (On these policy projects, he's often partnered with Mike Martinez.) Yet it's also..."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

State of the City
Mayor Lee Leffingwell delivered his state of the city address at a Real Estate Council of Austin luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 2
"...I want to make special mention of the Pecan Street Project, which is a collaborative effort of the..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature

State of the City Address
As delivered by Mayor Lee Leffingwell today
"...I want to make special mention of the Pecan Street Project, which is a collaborative effort of the..."

Feb. 2, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, June 18-25
"...for more). Meet at Heritage Park, Main & Fourth Street, in Taylor at noon; meet at T. Don Hutto..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature

Gay Place
Where the Gaycation is Endless and the Orita Project comes to town
"...Tour? This week, our famous furry freak headlines the Pecan Street Festival, whut-whut, so you'd better get your nuts..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Top 9 Enviro Stories
"...started out as a pipe dream, but the ambitious Pecan Street Project picked up a $10.4 million boost from..."

Jan. 1, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

Cool Cities: Dispatches From Copenhagen
Climate change, clean energy ... and bicycles
"...chamber of commerce, city departments and council, and the Pecan Street Project (our local public-private consortium) might take note..."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Dispatches From Denmark
Katherine Gregor blogs daily from Copenhagen as the city prepares to host the U.N. Climate Change Conference
"...promoting solutions to the core issue addressed by Austin's Pecan Street Project: how to invent a power grid that..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, Aug. 20-27
"...PECAN STREET PROJECT: POWER TO THE PEOPLE Want to learn..."

Aug. 21, 2009 News Feature

Top 10 Environmental Stories
"...10-year-old Bicycle Plan and finalizing the recommendations of the Street Smarts Task Force. In June, volunteers with Austin's Yellow..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Civics 101
"...BASTROP EMPTY BOWL PROJECT Pick out a bowl (handcrafted by a local student)..."

Feb. 24, 2012 News Column

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