Austin Energy

Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

In East Austin – just east of Airport Boulevard and a short drive from downtown – you’d rightly expect to find a new crop of houses going up. Instead, you'll find La Loma Community Solar Farm.

Texans Help Bring Light Back To Florida

Sep 14, 2017
Austin Energy

From Texas Standard:

Back-to-back deadly storms have a way of bringing families together, whether they're related by blood, or share a bond based on their work as first responders.

Austin Requires Smart Thermostats In All New Homes

Oct 17, 2016
Matt Largey/KUT

City leaders are taking new measures to help residents cut down on their energy usage during the hottest months of the year.


Jorge Sanhueza Lyon / KUT

Every time the weather changes, the City of Austin either makes money or takes a hit to its bottom line. That’s because Austin owns its own water and electric utilities. Their revenue is tied to what it’s like outside, and the weather this year has upset a lot of expectations.


flickr.com/das_miller

You might have heard warnings about the potential for malicious computer hackers to sabotage infrastructure like electric utilities.

Turns out, there may be a bigger threat: squirrels.


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