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

March 8, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

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 a..."

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

State of the City Address
As delivered by Mayor Lee Leffingwell today
"...Mayor Lee Leffingwell delivered his State of the City Address before the Real Estate Council..."

Feb. 2, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

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
"...Mayor Lee Leffingwell delivered his state of the city address at a Real Estate Council..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature

Energy Savers
Meet the winners of our Kill-a-Watt Challenge
"...From June to September, Austin Energy customers signed up for the challenge with one aim:..."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Peak Oil in the Energy State
2007 Houston World Oil Conference focused on eventual point at which world oil production outpaces global demand
"...were some 525 people from 18 countries and 36 states. Some say peak oil has already occurred; others predict..."

Nov. 1, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Wild Card: Austin Energy and the PUC
Shadow of PUC hovers over Austin Energy and city budget
"...uncertainty facing the city's municipally owned electric utility, Austin Energy. The state Legislat­ure, currently in session, has periodically considered..."

Feb. 22, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Another major clean-energy event brings the world to town
"...a milestone on its path to becoming the "clean energy capital of the world" as energy engineers from around..."

Sept. 17, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Will Texas Catch Some Solar Rays?
Local and worldwide solar-energy experts convene in Austin and deliver this message: The day when solar energy will compete economically with traditional fossil-fueled power is fast approaching, and Texas is doing much less than it could be to utilize its solar potential
"...the summer solstice, when more sunlight fell on the state than any other day. That sunlight contained more energy..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...2,403 citizens had voted early in the District 48 state House election – 2.43% of registered voters. At this..."

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...if not stunningly obvious, rule that, in the future, officers are required to remove any weapons from their cars..."

Aug. 4, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
"...Farmers Insurance kept information about "troublesome" claims away from state investigators during last year's insurance crisis. See Did Farmers..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Talking Travis: Eddie Rodriguez
The district 51 rep talks fresh priorities and fresh fruit
"...Another issue that’s got his attention is the state’s responsibility for citizens who need extra support. HB 1912,..."

May 13, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...preeminent soothsayer on the sports desk at the Austin American-Statesman, was discussing the possibility of a national championship for..."

Oct. 31, 1997 News Feature

In Search of a New Agenda
What to look for in the 80th session of the Texas Legislature
"...which includes two Austin Dems, Donna Howard (who took office last year) and Valinda Bolton – says it has..."

Jan. 12, 2007 News Feature

Citizen's calendar, Jan. 15-22
" for an end to the violence. 2pm. Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Feature

Public Notice
subUrban angst
"...University of Texas School of Architecture and the Texas State Energy Conservation Office host William McDonough, award-winning architect, who..."

Jan. 24, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Not So Cool
Austin's 2009 Climate Protection Program update confirms progress on energy – but reflects a feeble citywide effort
"...– something to do with Mayor Will Wynn or energy-efficient home retrofits or Austin Energy. The ozonelike fogginess surrounding..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...• Legendary political bulldog, Gov. Perry crony, and state road warrior Ric Williamson, 55, died Dec. 30 of..."

Jan. 4, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...Austin Convention Center at 9:30am and was at Texas State University in San Marcos yesterday, and Hillary Clinton is..."

Feb. 29, 2008 News Feature

Killer Green Information Environmental BBSs
BBS Basics
"...for profit. All have invested a lot of time, energy, and money into their hobby, in the vein of..."

April 28, 1995 News Feature by R.U. Steinberg

City Hall Hustle: Milk Cows and Cash Cows
AE's uncertain future means wobbly program budgets
"...The city's Electric Utility Commission has called for Austin Energy to stop funding the Economic Growth and Redevelopment Services..."

Sept. 3, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Ending the Water War
What if enviros and the city partnered on water conservation?
"...Utility are boxes and boxes of brochures about water conservation. I'm thumbing through a selection now, provided by AWU..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Somebody Needs a Nap
Profit vs. Conservation
"...our electric utility, in which he brought the city's Conservation Department, long revered for its independence, under the authority..."

Dec. 18, 1998 News Column by Jenny Staff

Naked City
Off The Desk:
"...registered yet, go to the Travis County Voter Registration Office, 1010 Lavaca, before Oct. 5. Call 473-9473 for info...."

Sept. 25, 1998 News Feature

Green Guide
A preview of our ongoing guide to green living
"...Allied Energy Systems..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature

Capitol Chronicle
The Lege attempt at air pollution control gets shot down in court.
"...It was a one-day story in a few state dailies, so you may well have missed it. A..."

May 3, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Tough Competition
Griffith and Slusher Say EUD Plan Is Too Taxing
"...* Save money by cutting the EUD's energy conservation program from $13.3 million a year to $5.5..."

Dec. 13, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Naked City
Austin looks to ways it can build its utility infrastructure to accomodate new growth while keeping the environment clean, avoiding the precedent set by cities such as Dallas that have built infrastructure without regard for where future growth will be.
" privately owned TX Utilities (TXU). In contrast, Austin Energy (AE), Austin's municipally owned utility, has worked for years..."

Aug. 4, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Council's Got ... Talent?
At intermission, we talk to the headliners
"...the mayor has vigorously promoted plug-in hybrid vehicles and energy conservation through his nationally groundbreaking Austin Climate Protection Plan...."

July 13, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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