Energy Efficiency & Solar

Energy Conservation Audit and Disclosure Ordinance
The Austin City Council approved the Energy Conservation Audit and Disclosure Ordinance in 2008. Browse the number and percent of audits as well as the number and type of energy improvements made after the audits for single family, multifamily, and commercial customers.

Energy Efficiency Annual Energy Savings
Participants in Austin Energy’s residential, commercial, and Green Building energy efficiency programs save millions of kWh annually. Download kWh saved for each program each year.

Energy Efficiency Peak Demand Reduction
Our energy efficiency programs are designed to reduce the amount of load on the electric system. View annual peak demand reduction in MW for residential, commercial, and Green Building programs.

Energy Efficiency Program Expenditures
Austin Energy funds dozens of programs to help customers pay for energy efficiency improvements. View the amount of program funds disbursed by year.

Energy Efficiency Program Participation
Between 1982 and 2006, our energy efficiency programs offset the need to build a 700 megawatt (MW) power plant. Browse the number of participants in our residential, commercial, and Green Building energy efficiency programs by year.

Electric Vehicles
Austin Energy operates a network of electric vehicle charging stations powered by renewable energy through our GreenChoice® program. Scan the list of more than 150 publicly accessible charging stations.

Free Weatherization Program
Austin Energy offers free home energy improvements to qualifying customers. Each of the homes reduces its energy use by an average of about 1,200 kilowatt-hours annually due to these improvements. Download the number of homes receiving improvements by year.

Green Building Education
Austin Energy Green Building education programs reach out to the entire community — from the casually interested to building professionals. This dataset includes the number of attendees at seminars, classes, tours and other events.

Green Building Energy Code Compliance
Austin Energy Green Building is responsible for development of the City's Energy Code. Scan the number of permits and energy savings resulting from application of the code to new construction. Data starts in Fiscal Year 2007 and covers single family, multifamily, and commercial permits.

Green Building Program
Austin Energy Green Building ratings evaluate the sustainability of participating single family, multifamily and commercial buildings on a scale of one to five stars in the areas of energy efficiency, water efficiency, materials, site, indoor environmental quality, community impact and innovation. View the program performance savings metrics achieved since Fiscal Year 2007. 

Green Building Commercial
Browse the names, addresses, and ratings of participating commercial buildings.

Green Building Multifamily
View the names, addresses, and ratings of participating multifamily buildings.

Green Building Single Family
Explore the volume of single family rated homes grouped by census tract.

Green Building Projects Map
View the map of rated projects. Commercial projects in green, multifamily projects in yellow and single family projects group by census tract with density indicated by the depth of color.

Power Partner Thermostat Program
Power Partner was launched in 2013 and is a voluntary program for residential customers who use internet-connected thermostats. View dates and times, starting in calendar year 2006, when we used either this or its predecessor voluntary program to reduce residential energy demand.

Date last reviewed or modified: 5/21/19

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