Energy

Green by Design 2017

Designing a Greener Home

Austin’s favorite green building course is back! Green by Design is a three-part workshop series hosted by Austin Energy Green Building. Attendees will learn how…

Soofa Bench

What the heck is a Soofa?

Have you been near the old Seaholm Power Plant lately? It’s in the area downtown (south of 5th street between Lamar Boulevard and Nueces Street)…

Eagle Pass Rally

Coal Mines on the Border

The controversial Dos Republicas coal mine has been given permission to expand. At a hearing in Austin on Wednesday, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality…

Solar Farm

Austin Leads in Renewable Energy

Austin is a nationwide leader in renewable energy adoption. According to the latest rankings from the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Austin Energy sold…

Solar Panel

Solar Power for All

Austin Energy is getting close to the launch of its innovative new Community Solar program. The idea is to provide clean energy access to those…

Cool House Tour 2016

Cool House Tour Tickets

Tickets are now available for the 20th Annual Cool House Tour on June 12th! Tickets can be purchased in advance online for $20 (plus a…

Cool House Tour 2016

Looking for Cool Volunteers

The 20th Annual Cool House Tour is looking for volunteers! A 3-hour shift greeting tour-goers and checking for tickets gets you a free pass to this nationally…