2021 News Releases

November 29, 2021
Give the Gift of Comfort: Help someone in need pay their City of Austin utility bill

November 24, 2021
Austin Energy customers can get up to $155 in rebates and incentives with the purchase of a smart thermostat

November 16, 2021
City of Austin Utilities Participates in 6th Annual Utility Scam Awareness Day Nov. 17

November 4, 2021
Austin-Travis County Releases After-Action Reports Following Winter Storm Uri

November 1, 2021
Austin Energy announces update to generation portfolio

October 29, 2021
City of Austin reopens south branch Utility Customer Service Center

October 28, 2021
55th Annual Zilker Holiday Tree Installation

October 4, 2021
Public Power Week: 125th Anniversary documentary scheduled for virtual premiere Oct. 4

September 20, 2021
Citywide collaboration brings new transportation access and training to vulnerable Austin communities

September 17, 2021
Austin Energy seeing unprecedented demand for backup power options

September 15, 2021
Austin Energy crews deploying to Houston to help with hurricane restoration efforts

August 24, 2021
Utility scammers taking advantage of heat and preying on City of Austin Utilities customers

August 2, 2021
Austin Energy boosts EV fast charging stations on Electric Drive

July 8, 2021
Austin Energy customers eligible for summer offer on smart thermostats

July 7, 2021
City of Austin Utilities returns to standard collections activities in July as utility bill assistance continues

June 14, 2021
With high temperatures and tight grid conditions, reducing energy use encouraged

June 8, 2021
City of Austin Utilities partners with HACA to provide additional utility bill assistance

May 24, 2021
Austin Energy’s EV Auto Dealership Engagement Initiative wins Smart Cities award

May 13, 2021
Influx of scam calls reported to City of Austin Utilities

April 26, 2021
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Austin Energy unveil large Community Solar project atop parking garage

April 21, 2021
Capital Metro Commits to 100% Renewable Energy for All Transit Facilities and Electric Buses

April 16, 2021
Austin Energy Celebrates National Lineworker Appreciation Day

March 29, 2021
Austin Energy Regional Science Festival winner takes home $40,000 in prestigious science Talent Search

March 10, 2021
Re-pricing of ERCOT energy prices during winter storm would negatively impact Austin Energy customers

March 4, 2021
Austin City Council approves $10 Million in Utility Bill Relief and other measures to help those dealing with winter storm

March 4, 2021
65th Annual – and first virtual – Austin Energy Regional Science Fest

February 28, 2021
Austin area expecting thunderstorms; tips for customers to be prepared

February 28, 2021
City of Austin reopening north branch utility payment center

February 20, 2021
Austin Energy customers should not expect to see massive electric bills as result of winter storm

February 19, 2021
ERCOT comes out of emergency operations today; Austin Energy continues restoration efforts

February 16, 2021
Statement: Downtown Austin Network

February 15, 2021
UPDATE: What you need to know about Austin Energy’s outage situation

February 15, 2021
EEA 3: Conservation Urged as Rotating Outages Continue

February 15, 2021
EEA3: Rotating Outages Have Begun

February 15, 2021
NEWS RELEASE: EEA2: HIGH Risk of Rotating Outages

February 15, 2021
EEA1: Electric Grid Operator Requests Conservation

February 14, 2021
Austin Energy prepared for extreme weather and continued restoration efforts

February 11, 2021
Austin Energy prepared for extreme cold weather; tips for customers to stay warm

February 10, 2021
More relief money planned for City of Austin Utilities customers in need of financial help

January 21, 2021
Enhanced changes coming to City of Austin Utilities website


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