Type of Organization: Utility
As a publicly owned power company and a city department, Austin Energy returns profits to the community annually. That money helps fund City services such as fire, police, EMS, parks, and libraries. The utility has provided $1.5 billion in profits to the community since 1976.
Austin Energy powers the capital city of Texas through a diverse generation mix. Our portfolio includes nuclear, coal, natural gas, and renewable energy sources. That’s just over 2,600 megawatts (MW) of total generation.
We created the top performing renewable energy program in the nation. We own the nation’s first and largest green building program. And we’re home to one of the nation’s most comprehensive residential and commercial energy efficiency programs.