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Austin Energy: Rate Cuts Solve Everybody's Problems
Council votes to approve utility rate reduction
"...– joined by the Austin Regional Manufacturers Association, Austin Energy Low Income Customers, Building Owners and Managers Association, Greater..."

Sept. 2, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Austin Water Woes Continue
Austin Water and Austin Energy vow to secure third-party audits for meter reading and billing
"...members of Council that both his department and Austin Energy (which handles billing for AWU) are in the process..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Before the Well Runs Dry
The city moves toward conservation, but is it moving fast enough?
"...also aptly lyricizes the inexorable connections between water use, energy use, pollution, and even climate change – connections that..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...new position coordinating the Pecan Street Project for Austin Energy. – Katherine Gregor Byron Marshall to Virginia?..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature

Then There's This: Consumer Report
What apartment tenants should know before they sign a lease
"...going the way some people envisioned, but a new energy-efficiency disclosure program – perhaps the first of its kind..."

June 8, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Council Considering AE Settlement [UPDATE]
Agreement would cut overall utility rates by $42.5 million
"...is poised to approve a settlement recommendation between Austin Energy and 20 stakeholders – from major commercial customers to..."

Aug. 29, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...• ENERGY EFFICIENCY FOR HOME BUYERS Austin may soon become one..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
Music Money Matters
"...help owners of live music venues downtown reduce their energy costs. Under the resolution, the city -- with direction..."

May 24, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Daily Hustle: 4/6/10
Get yer council programs right here!
"...bucks to local and state companies for home weatherization, energy audits, and final energy inspections...."

April 6, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Ending the Water War
What if enviros and the city partnered on water conservation?
"...toilets and washing machines and rain barrels, free irrigation-system audits, and more. Of course, neither these voluntary programs nor..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Reading the Meter: The Robbins Report
Highlights from Robbins' report 'Read It and Leak'
"...AW is "pursuing a contract to conduct commercial facility audits" and proposes hiring a full-time employee "to provide audit..."

June 17, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Austin Climate Protection Plan Year One Highlights
A progress report on Austin's war on global warming
"...Action Item: Secure new wind power and other renewable-energy contracts, sufficient to 100% power all city facilities by..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
Austin Energy readies a "secrecy resolution" to present to council that would allow it to conceal some of its financial information from the public. The resolution already has many consumer activists up in arms.
"...consultants and city commissioners review a proposal from Austin Energy that would afford the city-owned utility the same right..."

July 14, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

How Cool Is Austin
2010 snapshot of the ACPP 'five plans'
"...Fifty-three percent of city facilities now use GreenChoice (wind) energy, representing 23% of the city's entire energy use, according..."

Sept. 24, 2010 News Feature

Austin Water Utility Progress
Cutting greenhouse-gas emissions
"...of water used, treated, and pumped in Austin means energy get consumed – and lots of it. As Austin..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Austin Climate Protection Plan
An update on the state of the city's ACPP
"...and technologies and the current lack of sufficient renewable energy. The good news at year-end: The city has made..."

Dec. 7, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

City Slickers
How the state's most influential conservative think tank works to undermine our local control
"...and Finance Committee – and her office perform annual audits of all departments on a rotating basis, to ensure..."

Oct. 12, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

A Lack of Info for Affordable Housing Initiative
City pledges to keep better track of SMART money
"...fees they had waived related to the program. Previous audits in 2002 and 2015 tasked the Neighborhood Housing and..."

April 20, 2018 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

A Cacophony of Passions
Why the City Council changed the boards and commissions system – and what still needs to be done
"...Commission's positive recommendation on a contract to purchase biomass energy. (Also notably powerful is the sovereign Board of Adjustment;..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Eco-Currents: Spring Roundup
Butterflies, hummingbirds, power plants, and more
"...least five actions chosen from the following program areas: energy and water conservation, water quality protection, waste reduction, alternative..."

April 15, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Beside the Point
Council votes to double time limit on sewer repairs
"...to the dais with stronger protections, ensuring Austin-bound coal energy utilizes the latest pollutant capture and cleaning technology. Question..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Further, the APD inspections unit will conduct routine, random audits of videos to ensure that the policy is being..."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Water Bill Mystery Unresolved
Public Works Committee hears testimony, but it's still not clear if meters are being misread
"...being charged by the city – just as Austin Energy, which works closely with AWU, has throughout the issue's..."

Sept. 18, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Council: A Tapestry Dance for Fall
Cabs, parking, and marriage equality are all on the docket next week
"...long list of contracts to approve, including several Austin Energy performance-based solar energy installation incentives to local businesses...."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Council Sleeper
You'll be on the edge of your seat for this week's council agenda
"...– Kenneth J. Mory (San Diego County chief of audits), Steve Shepherd (Denton city auditor), and Anthony B. Ross..."

Oct. 2, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Fat and Mostly Healthy
City Rolls Out Brave New Budget
"...made about the "reduction" in the transfer from Austin Energy and the other city utilities into the General Fund,..."

Aug. 14, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...major source of algae-derived biodiesel and ethanol. Perhaps Austin Energy could look into this process as a way of..."

July 14, 2006 Column

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...and maybe he'll even do a few state royalty audits, which seems to have slipped Dewhurst's, um, mind. A..."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...and maybe he'll even do a few state royalty audits, which seems to have slipped Dewhurst's, um, mind. A..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...and maybe he'll even do a few state royalty audits, which seems to have slipped Dewhurst's, um, mind. A..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature

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