Energy

Thursday, January 29, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Austin Energy to clarify gas plant study request

Austin Energy will update its call for consultants to conduct an independent study of a proposed gas plant and renewable alternatives, following a Monday request from the Electric Utility Commission. Gage Loots, supervising senior buyer for the utility’s purchasing office,…

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

EUC members concerned about gas plant study

While the future makeup of the city’s energy portfolio potentially rests on an upcoming independent review of a proposed natural gas plant, members of the Electric Utility Commission continue to vocalize their concerns about the study. Vice Chair Karen Hadden…

Thursday, December 18, 2014 by Tyler Whitson

EUC wants ‘fair shake’ in gas plant study

After much discussion about the scope of work for an independent review of Austin Energy’s proposed combined-cycle natural gas plant, the Electric Utility Commission voted Monday to organize a working group and provide the utility with official comments by Jan.…

Friday, December 12, 2014 by Tyler Whitson

Council approves 2025 Austin Energy gen plan

Following a several-months-long stakeholder process, City Council approved an update to the Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan with goals to 2025 for the new Council to take charge of next year. Council members made several amendments before…

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Tyler Whitson

AE staff, stakeholders agree on gas plant review

Just in time for Council to consider it before the end of the year, Austin Energy and the environmental and business communities have cleared what appears to be the last hurdle of the 2025 energy generation resource plan. Austin Energy…

Monday, December 8, 2014 by Tyler Whitson

Council mulls future of Austin Energy Committee

City Council members and Austin Energy staff had a candid discussion about the future of the Council Committee on Austin Energy at its last meeting with current membership, with both parties agreeing that the meetings have been very beneficial to…

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