In the fight to address climate change and decarbonize our economy, we must decarbonize homes and businesses to eliminate building sector emissions. But how? Pecan Street’s 2019 Electric Texas report examined the possibility of converting all residential heating in ERCOT’s service area to electric. Building on that effort,...

Please join co-hosts Texas Gas, Austin Energy, and Austin Water to understand a few basics about your utility bills while also learning about available incentives to help your local business install solar panels or reduce your water, gas, or electricity costs. Our presentation will feature...

Austin's REACH (Reduce Emissions Affordably for Climate Health) is approaching its 1 year anniversary, and we have data for 2020 showing great success. Join Matt Weldon, Commissioner on the Electric Utility Commission and CCL volunteer, as he discusses carbon pricing at work for the...

Last month's winter storm left millions of Texans without electricity. So what is the Legislature doing about it?  In the latest episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, we sit down with state Representative Vikki Goodwin to find out. Vikki Goodwin represents Texas House District 47...

Been reading a lot of headlines about what happened to our electric grid during winter storm Uri? Still confused? In the latest episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, we answer all your questions. Featuring special guest John Hoffner, who has spent nearly all his career...

SummaryWith so many Austinites without food, water, and electricity, we've put together a list of ways for you to get and give help locally. Action BoxIf you are able to, choose one of the organizations below and make a donation to help our neighbors...

SummaryMore than 4 million Texans lost power during one of the worst winter storms in recent memory. How did that happen? We cover the basics in our latest guide. Action BoxDonate to the Community Resilience Trust's Emergency Relief Fund to support Austin's unhoused residents. These...