Now, more than ever, it seems pretty important to know what the heck your government is up to. Big decisions are being made every day, right here in Austin, that will affect our lives and livelihood. But how do you attend a Council meeting or share...

Guest Editorial - by Al Braden   Al Braden is a local environmental activist and photographer. He is also a member of the Electric Utility Commission Resource Planning Working Group, which is helping to advise Austin Energy and City Council on where Austin should get its energy...

Guest Editorial - from Al Braden   Al Braden is a local environmental activist and photographer. He is also a member of the Electric Utility Commission Resource Planning Working Group, which is helping to advise Austin Energy and City Council on where Austin should get its energy...

Guest Post - from the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club    Written by Shane Johnson, Clean Energy Distributed Organizer with the Sierra Club    For community advocates and policy wonks alike, Austin Energy’s recently-announced Working Group to Update the Resource, Generation, and Climate Protection Plan (Resource Plan) for early...

Hosted by the City of Austin - To help customers manage and lower utility bills this summer, City of Austin Utilities is hosting several community events! The months of June through September account for 45 percent of all the electricity used by residents. Residents typically use the...

From Solar Austin - Energy in a Smart City – What is going on in Austin? For our April happy hour, Karl Popham will share Austin Energy’s innovative efforts in the utility’s alignment with the city’s goals of Mobility, Affordability, and Health/Environment. This will include an update...

From 350 Austin and the First Unitarian Universalist Church - Gil Starkey, a co-founder of 350 Austin, will present an update on the state of the global climate, climate change trends, and some opportunities to participate locally in the vital and growing global climate change movement. This...