Media Resources

Austin Energy provides information, photos and videos for use by news media outlets. Permission is not required to use these items. We do ask that you cite Austin Energy as the source.

For more information, contact:

Austin Energy Corporate Communications
Phone: 512-322-6514
Email: Media Request

Summer Savings Media Kit

During summers in Austin, the hot and dry weather means high electric and water use, which also means higher utility bills. Austin Energy and Austin Water customers can manage their utility bills through easy tools and tips in the summertime and year round.

Learn the answers to frequently asked questions

Read the news release from the news briefing or watch the briefing


Outage Map and Outage Alerts Media Kit

In 2017, Austin Energy launched enhanced mobile-friendly communication tools for customers to use during power outages – a new outage map and text alerts.

Learn more about power outages, including preparedness tips, safety tips and how to stay informed during outages.

Electric Drive Media Kit

Electric Drive — a portion of West 2nd Street, between Walter Seaholm Drive and Sandra Muraida Way — is Austin Energy’s showcase for electric transportation in Austin’s new Seaholm EcoDistrict.

Electric Drive is a mobility hub that features bike sharing, car sharing, access to the hike-and-bike trail, and charging options for two- and four wheel electric vehicles (EVs). Electric Drive aligns with Austin’s Smart City roadmap: it provides the community with faster, better, cheaper transportation options which helps cut vehicle emissions. 

Learn more about Electric Drive

PhotosDownload Electric Drive photos (via Google Photos)

Video Watch Electric Drive B-Roll (mp4 file)


Last Updated: 8/24/18

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