Working with Austin Energy

A Variety of Opportunities are Available

Austin Energy works with trade and building professionals in the Austin area to help serve the needs of our community. 

Local participating contractors and building and design professionals work closely with us and our customers on improvements and projects that help conserve energy, save money, and maintain or increase comfort in homes or businesses.

Register as a Vendor with the City of Austin

Austin Energy works with a variety of vendors to help with operations and projects. We especially encourage local and women- or minority-owned businesses to work with us.

To become an Austin Energy vendor, you must first register with the City of Austin's Vendor Connection.

Registering allows you to:

  • List your products or services with the City
  • Receive solicitation notices when your product or services meet our business needs
  • Look for different types of solicitations, and see when master agreements expire and are ready for re-solicitation

Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses Encouraged

We encourage women- and minority-owned businesses to take advantage of business opportunities with Austin Energy. We can help you navigate the Vendor Connection registration and certification processes.

If you need further assistance, call the Austin Energy Purchasing Office at 512-974-2500.

Learn more at the City’s Small and Minority Business Resources department

Find a Payment Status

To find a payment status, first contact your project manager. If you can’t reach your project manager, call Austin Energy Purchasing at 512-974-2500.

For the payment status on construction projects, call Contract Management at 512-974-5632.

Explore Our Participating Contractor Opportunities

Our customers use our listings of registered contractors to select companies to perform energy efficiency installations, audits, and other services. Austin Energy has many opportunities for registered local businesses and providers to perform these services to our customers:

Design and Build Green

Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) collaborates directly with building industry professionals who are working hard to shape our city to create a more environmentally friendly, sustainable, and healthy Austin. 

When you rate your building with Austin Energy Green Building, you contribute to Austin’s environmental and sustainability goals and earn recognition for your work. Our team approach to construction makes it easier to incorporate green building principles at every step of a project.

Learn more about Austin Energy Green Building's information for design and building professionals

Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

Austin Energy periodically issues RFPs directed to qualified and experienced companies who develop and build energy resources, particularly those who provide renewable and/or stored energy. RFPs are posted on our website, along with submission deadlines and other relevant information.

Browse our current requests for proposals

Date last reviewed or modified: 05/12/2022