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  1. More informationRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Austin Monthly

    ... Programs with Austin Water Utility, and more recently as an Environmental Program Coordinator with the Austin Energy Green Building. Now retired, Dick continues to offer rainwater workshops and seminars. He also consults on rainwater projects, ...

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  2. Austin Energy plans community solar farm project, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Business Journal

    Austin Energy is planning to transform a 26-acre lot in East Austin that is owned by the city into the first community solar farm, the Austin American-Statesman reported.

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  3. Austin Energy plans community solar farm project, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Business Journal

    Austin Energy is planning to transform a 26-acre lot in East Austin that is owned by the city into the first community solar farm, the Austin American-Statesman reported.

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  4. A New Proposal For a Coal-Free Austin Could End the City's LCRA PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | KUT-FM Austin

    ... found a new approach to the biggest road block between Austin and a coal-free future: the Fayette Coal Plant . Austin Energy owns the plant along with the Lower Colorado River Authority , and gets about 20 percent of its electricity from it. While ...

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  5. Sunday Train: Is There A Beam of Hope for Texas Rooftop Solar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | Daily Kos

    ... to continue into the near future. Much of the growth in solar has been led by two municipally owned utilities, Austin Energy and CPS Energy of San Antonio. San Antonio ranks sixth among U.S. cities in installed solar capacity, and Austin ranks 16th, ...

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  6. Then There's This: Density in the FloodplainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... property, the former site of the Filling Station restaurant, is flanked on either side by the larger Austin Energy headquarters, built in 1988, and an office building. To the north are Palmer Auditorium and the Long Center; the Bouldin Creek ...

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  7. Unleashing the Fundraising Power of 'Inframan'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... stolen truck was headed southbound, changed lanes, drove onto the curb, hit Romano, and then smashed into an Austin Energy Utility pole, snapping it in two. Two months of surgeries and treatment later, and, he said, "I've been better, let's just ...

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  8. Rail makes more sense, is long overdue; Austin needs more senior-living homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... for road improvements. Transportation is a comprehensive problem that requires a comprehensive solution. With Austin Energy setting out to raise rates 4.4 percent, it's important to look at why this is happening. It is irresponsible for Austin ...

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  9. Freedom Solar, LLC Lands a Key Member in Pursuit of Non-Profit Market ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | PRWeb

    Exclusive solar financing solution for non-profits allows organizations to go solar in the Austin Energy territory for no up front cost.

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  10. Council: They Just Might Dance All NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... resisted the idea during work session. Item 73: a resolution (Tovo, Mike Martinez ) to reduce the im- pact of Austin Energy " demand charges " on small businesses. Item 74: a direction to the city manager (Tovo, Laura Morrison , Sheryl Cole ) to ...

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  11. CASA volunteeers benefit children; Vote out Austin's mismanagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... have more protective adult eyes watching out for these children, and that's exactly what CASA volunteers do. Austin Energy wants more of our money. They failed to properly forecast the current year's winter fuel cost. The current year's winter fuel ...

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  12. Tracking Carbon Footprints and Saving Money: The Pecan Street ProjectRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Time

    ... use. Pecan Street meters are far more precise, however and provide both residents and their municipal utility, Austin Energy, with enormous amounts of constantly updated, detailed and actionable data that benefits both individuals and the community. ...

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  13. Is This America's Smartest City?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Time

    ... moment, the Pecan Street engineers-who work in partnership with the University of Texas and local utility Austin Energy-know exactly how much electricity their subjects are using and how that use changes in response to the time of day, weather ...

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  14. Council Endorses EPA Emissions RuleSupporters hope to set precedent for TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... $55 billion and $93 billion. As for what the crackdown on coal plants could mean for Austin city utility Austin Energy , directed by Council policy, has already been taking measures to reduce its overall carbon footprint. Since Austin's Climate ...

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  15. Austin Energy asks city council to approve rate increaseRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Austin Energy wants you to pay more on your electric bills to make up for rising costs.

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  16. Satisfaction with AE takes hit, councilwoman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2013 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Austin City Council will take up billing errors and problems with the appeals process at Austin Energy during Thursday's meeting.

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  17. AE chief: Overbilling a legitimately our faultaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2013 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... accuracy of those bills. Those are the latest findings in KXAN's yearlong investigation into the problems with Austin Energy's billing system, which is the collection arm for Austin Water Utility. "The amount of billing we do, we know there is an ...

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  18. Viewers share stories of water bill troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2013 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A KXAN investigation uncovered thousands of complaints from Austin Energy customers about mistakes in their water bills.

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  19. Errors persist in new utility billing systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2013 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... nearly had a heart attack?" KXAN's Shannon Wolfson asked Jawana Gutierrez, vice president of customer care for Austin Energy, which handles the city's utility billing. " The first thing we say is: we apologize for the mistake," she responded. "That ...

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  20. a oeElectric car onlya parking spaces upset some AustinitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... charging stations in the Barton Springs Pool parking lot, of which only one was being used. But we spoke with Austin Energy, who led the charge on getting many of the charging stations installed in Austin, and they disagree with her evaluation that ...

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