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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

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 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

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'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

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: Rate Cuts Solve Everybody's Problems
Council votes to approve utility rate reduction
"...do 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

Austin Energy Sets the Curve
Stakeholders weigh in on top choice to lead utility
"...In the search for Austin Energy's new general manager, there's been a lot of..."

July 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

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

Austin Energy Freezes Fuel Charge
Customers to benefit from drop in natural gas futures
"...Good news for Austin Energy customers: the local energy utility has announced that..."

Dec. 19, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Duncan Austin Energy General Manager
Ott fills another departmental vacancy.
"...power programs, to the top General Manager position at Austin Energy. Duncan previously led AE’s award-winning Green Building program;..."

Feb. 28, 2008 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Austin Energy Ain't Gonna Get Enroned
Austin Energy's bringing in market experts on keeping the lights burning.
"...consumers woke up to a bright shiny future of energy deregulation, where competition meant prices magically dropping and big..."

June 29, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

How Does Austin Energy Expect to Change the World With …
"...Dear Austin Chronicle, Re: "AE & Plug-in Hybrids" [News, May 25]:..."

May 26, 2007 Postmarks

Then There's This: Who Should Control Austin Energy?
A fast-tracked proposal poses radical changes for city-owned utility
"...rather radical process of transferring control of the city-owned Austin Ener­gy to an independent board of trustees. The seven-member..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Then There's This: Austin Energy Readies Its Defense
New report shows suburban ratepayers don't have it so bad
"...A suburban group of Austin Energy customers has made good on its promise to..."

Aug. 17, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Austin Energy's Weatherization Fail
Cold council reception to losing $400K In stimulus bucks
"...lose $400,000 in stimulus bucks to weatherize 54 low-income Austinites' homes this winter. And looking back a day later,..."

Dec. 9, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Ott Says Thanks to City Staff, Austin Energy
Utility completes repairs: updated photo gallery
"...Austin Energy has announced that they completed repairs at 2:30am..."

May 19, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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