Energy

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…

Rooftop Solar

More Local Solar For Austin?

Rooftop solar power is a big piece of Austin’s fight against climate change. Not only do solar panels on homes and businesses help to…

LED light

100,000 Lightbulbs

Over the past seven months, Austin Energy customers have purchased more than 100,000 LED lightbulbs, saving more than 3.1 million kilowatt-hours(kWh) of electricity. That’s the equivalent…

Larry Weis

Austin Energy GM Resigns

The General Manager of Austin Energy, Larry Weis, has resigned to take over a new job as CEO of Seattle City Light. As the Austin American-Statesman reports, Weis will…

Austin Energy Navigant Study

Natural Gas or Renewables for Austin?

Natural gas or renewables? That is the question a long-anticipated study by a local consulting firm has tried to answer. The study, which was released on Monday, concluded…