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Austin Energy is the nation’s eighth largest publicly-owned electric utility and a department of the City of Austin. Our mission is to safely deliver clean, affordable, reliable energy and excellent customer service.

Our utility provides electricity to more than 470,000 customers and a population of almost one million in the City of Austin, several neighboring cities, unincorporated areas of Travis County, and a portion of Williamson County.

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Austin Energy is recognized for achieving some of the highest performance standards in the industry. These standards include aggressive renewable and reliability goals and demonstrated efforts to promote new clean energy technologies and a sustainable environment.

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The City of Austin’s goals for use of renewable energy are some of the most aggressive in the United States. Austin Energy ranks first among Texas utilities for green power sales.

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Austin Energy also offers some of the most comprehensive energy efficiency programs in America.

Austin Energy has long recognized the environmental and energy benefits of electric vehicles. We are leading the effort to study the impact of electric vehicles on the electric system while promoting increased market share in the automotive industry.

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Last Updated: 1/18/19

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