2017 Press Releases

December 21, 2017
New option allows low-income families to participate in solar energy

December 14, 2017
Austin City Council approves new solar agreement to reach 51 percent renewable energy

December 8, 2017
Austin Energy employees to aid in power restoration efforts in Puerto Rico

December 4, 2017
Austin Energy named 2017 Utility of the Year from SmartCitiesDIVE

November 22, 2017
Black Friday and Cyber Monday savings for Austin Energy customers

November 21, 2017
Austin Energy Green Building celebrates local accomplishments

November 8, 2017
Transparency sought for natural gas suppliers

November 3, 2017
Electric Drive wins 2017 Austin Green Award

November 1, 2017
51st annual Zilker holiday tree installation

September 29, 2017
New mobile communication tools from Austin Energy: When the lights go out, don’t be in the dark

September 27, 2017
Community Connections Resource Fair gets customers plugged in to city resources

September 21, 2017
Austin Energy’s Solar Program selected as finalist for prestigious international award

September 10, 2017
Austin Energy crews deploy to help Jacksonville, Florida with restoration

September 8, 2017
Austin Energy warns against phone scammers

September 1, 2017
Statement from Austin Energy - Tropical Storm Harvey, Sept. 1, 2017 update

August 29, 2017
Tropical Storm Harvey, Aug. 29, 2017 update

August 27, 2017
Statement from Austin Energy – Tropical Storm Harvey

August 9, 2017
Austin Energy adds Honeywell to Power Partner Thermostat Program

August 3, 2017
Higher temperatures don’t have to mean higher electric bills

August 2, 2017
Austin Energy signs wind contract for new Gulf Coast wind farm

July 11, 2017
Don’t sweat higher energy bills with Austin Energy’s Summer Savings tools and tips

July 10, 2017
Austin Energy to host Affordable Energy Policy Summit

June 6, 2017
Cool House Tour showcases energy-efficient homes in Austin

June 2, 2017
Statement from Austin Energy on concern for monk parakeets

May 22, 2017
Students from Austin and Round Rock ISDs win big in Los Angeles

May 11, 2017
See some really happy mothers on Mother’s Day

April 27, 2017
Austin Energy releases request for proposals for renewable solar energy

April 21, 2017
EPA recognizes Austin Energy with ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award

April 10, 2017
Austin Energy grows solar portfolio

March 27, 2017
Austin Energy launches Electric Drive, celebrates five-year success of electric vehicles program

March 24, 2017
Media advisory: Austin Energy to launch Electric Drive

February 20, 2017
Austin Energy continues to reduce outages

February 20, 2017
Austin Energy reduces number of power outages

February 20, 2017
Austin Energy restoring power

February 15, 2017
Record number of projects, first-time schools highlight this year’s science festival

February 9, 2017
Austin Energy warns against phone scammers who demand money to avoid power cutoff

January 27, 2017
Austin Energy residential customers have second lowest average bills in state

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