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Austin Energy Says Those Without Power Could Stay That Way Through Tonight and Into Tomorrow Afternoon
Historic winter storm challenges energy grid
"...UPDATED 2:30pm: In a Monday afternoon press conference, Austin Energy, city and county officials addressed customers without power..."

Feb. 15, 2021 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Help Conserve – Message From Austin Energy
Power utility says it has electricity to last the summer, but please cut down usage anyway
"...skyrocketing to levels absurd for the month of June, Austin is consuming electricity like an alcoholic at a free..."

June 19, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Austin Energy VP Out the Door
Rabago's resignation creates void in green leadership
"...Karl Rábago, vice president of Austin Energy's Distributed Energy Services, has resigned from the utility...."

June 10, 2012 News Post by Amy Smith

Austin Energy's Newest General Manager
Marc Ott announces GM Larry Weis
"...Today, City Manager Marc Ott announced Austin Energy's new general manager will be Larry Weis. He'll..."

July 22, 2010 News Post by Jillian Richardson

Council Approves New Austin Energy Rates; Advocates Disappointed
Average customer will see bill increase of $9 in March 2023
"...and three council members, their last meeting ever – Austin Energy finally secured approval of its new customer rate..."

Dec. 9, 2022 News Post by Lina Fisher

Austin Energy GM Hunt Narrows
Burbank candidate drops out, AE adds forums
"...Power, has dropped out of the race to become Austin Energy's new GM. Sources close to the negotiations say..."

June 28, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Public Forum Tonight: Austin Energy GM Candidates
Much rides on the decision over who will be the utility's next boss
"...Tonight may be your only chance to see the Austin Energy general manager candidates up close and personal before..."

June 30, 2010 News Post by Nora Ankrum

Austin Energy Chief to Retire
Environmental innovator Roger Duncan announces he is stepping down in 2010
"...A big, if not unexpected, announcement from Austin Energy: General manager Roger Duncan has announced that he..."

Oct. 7, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Energy's Quest to Bring Solar Power to Renters and the Less Wealthy
What can new incentive programs and community solar projects do for the city's most abundant energy source?
"...than if you set your gaze to the east. Austin Energy's solar incentive program has made great strides recruiting..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Austin Energy Gives Up on Fayette Plan, But Not on Climate Goals
Keep Austin dirty?
"...the city's pace to shrink its carbon footprint, setting Austin on course to reach net-zero emissions in 2040, a..."

Nov. 12, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin Energy Buys Out Biomass Plant
City utility escapes money-losing 2008 energy deal
"...more than a decade of controversy and diminishing expectations, Austin Energy's frustrating foray into biomass generation took an expensive..."

April 26, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Energy Partnership Helps Reach Renewable Energy Goals
"A virtual power plant in any building."
"...If Austin's to truly establish itself as a city independent of..."

June 23, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Big, Contentious Austin Energy Rate Hike Finally Arrives at Council
Power for the people?
"...In April, Austin Energy revealed a big ask: It wants to change..."

Nov. 25, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Opinion: Is Austin Energy Committed to Sustainability and Affordability? Its Rate Proposal Raises Doubts.
Opinion: The rate hike is bad for consumers and runs counter to the city's climate goals
"...Austin Energy's rate increase proposal should shock many in the..."

July 15, 2022 Column by Kaiba White

Austin Energy Generation Resource Planning Task Force Recommendations: An Excerpt
"...1c, iii) Austin Energy should pursue aggressive efforts to diversify its energy..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature

A Blue-Sky 'Silver' Plan for Austin Energy
Austin Energy and a former city employee team up to publish an idealized, clean-energy vision of the future.
"...There's long-range plans aplenty floating around Austin Energy these days. There's the "real" AE long-range strategic..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Energy Still Hasn't Fixed Problems With Utility Bill Discounts on Expensive Homes
Consumer advocate requests audit of AE's Customer Assistance Program
"...been updated since publication with additional information provided by Austin Energy...."

Jan. 29, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin Energy's Coal Considerations Smoked Out?
Council to be asked to consider authorizing city manager to negotiate land agreement for future "clean coal" plant
"...Austin Energy is considering using so-called clean coal to meet..."

Jan. 26, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Austin Energy's Strategic Plan
The details of the utility's 50-year vision for the future
"...The much-discussed long-range strategic plan for Austin Energy is a 50-year vision into the future for..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Energy's Proposed Rate Change Draws Controversy
Critics say the base rate increase will hurt low-income customers
"...In April, Austin Energy proposed controversial changes to its rate structure –..."

Sept. 2, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Enviro Activist Jones Takes On Austin Energy 'Tree Butchers'
Tim Jones' complaints about the utility's brutal tree trimming spawn a new city task force
"...week to learn that a tree-cutting company hired by Austin Energy would be clearing limbs and branches under the..."

June 27, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin Energy Wins Round One
Austin Energy fends off rate case with only minor loss
"...set for some Capitol theatre. The persistent reason that Austin Energy ratepayers hadn't seen an increase in their electric..."

March 8, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Austin Energy Considers Adding Natural Gas Plant to Resource Plan
Possible controversial addition to 2030 climate plan
"...Austin Energy is considering a controversial addition to its 2030..."

Dec. 22, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin Energy: Rate Cuts Solve Everybody's Problems
Council votes to approve utility rate reduction
" Applied Materials, Bethany Unit­ed Methodist Church, Goodwill, Samsung Austin, and the Sierra Club have in common?..."

Sept. 2, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Austin Energy's Wrinkle in Time
Early GreenChoice customers' low rates will soon be gone with the wind
"...Early adopters of Austin Energy's GreenChoice program – those who subscribed to the..."

Nov. 12, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Beyond Solar, Austin Energy Not Doing What It Could
"...Editor, Converting to solar energy may be possible 20 years from now, but there..."

Dec. 8, 2003 Postmarks

Austin Energy’s New Low-Income Solar Deal
Utility wants to enact a heavily reduced rate for those enrolled in its customer assistance program
"...Following last week's feature story on Austin Energy's solar rebate program, utility staff announced plans to..."

Dec. 1, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Then There's This: Another Swipe at Austin Energy
State report calls for slashing low-income assistance program
"...An Austin Energy assistance program that helps keep the lights on..."

Feb. 22, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Council Uses Its (Public) Power to Soften Austin Energy Rate Hike
Utility says it needs to recover $104 million in excess costs
"...of buying electricity from a publicly owned utility like Austin Energy is that you can vote for the people..."

Oct. 21, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Fun Time With Austin Energy
"...Turbine, turbine, who's fired up the wind turbine? Austin Energy has launched an information-packed, interactive online game for..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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