Power Supply

Carbon Intensity
Carbon intensity is a measure of CO₂-equivalent emissions per unit of electricity generated in a given year. CO₂-equivalent is a measure used to compare the emissions of different greenhouse gases based on their global warming potential. Browse Austin Energy’s annual carbon intensity data starting in 2005.

Fuel Costs by Type and Percentage
Austin Energy fuel types include coal, natural gas and oil, nuclear, and renewable. We also purchase some power from other power generators. View annual costs for each type of fuel, along with ERCOT-related charges.

Generation by Fuel Type
Austin Energy fuel types include coal, natural gas and oil, nuclear, and renewable. We also purchase some power from other power generators. Browse the percent of power generated annually by each type of fuel.

Power Plants
Austin Energy generates power through a diverse generation portfolio of natural gas, coal, nuclear, renewable resources, and purchased power. Browse data about our power plants including, percent owned, fuel type used, capacity in MW, and installation year.

Power Supply Adjustment Charge
Power Supply Adjustment (PSA) charges are set based on the type of electric service required by a customer and fall into one of three levels: secondary, primary, or transmission. Scan Power Supply Adjustment charges for each level.

Renewable Resources
The Austin Energy Resource & Climate Protection Plan, approved by the Austin City Council in 2010, set a target of achieving 35% renewable resources by 2020. View measures of how Austin Energy is meeting its commitment.

System Fuel Cost Average
The system fuel cost average is the cost of fuel purchased divided by the number of kilowatts generated. Scan data for annual system fuel cost averages starting in 2006.

System Production Cost
The average system production cost is total operations and maintenance costs divided by total generation in kilowatt hours. View average annual system production cost data starting in 2006.

Date last reviewed or modified: 3/26/21

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