Austin Energy targets 65% renewables by 2027

By District Energy posted 08-21-2017 12:41

  

Robert Walton, Utility Dive

Summary

The Austin City Council last week voted to target 65% renewable energy by 2027, one of the most ambitious clean energy goals in the nation and a step up from the previous 55% by 2025 goal.

The Austin Monitor notes that the city's utility is on track to meet the 55% goal, and considered even higher targets — including 100% by 2030.

Austin Energy, a member of IDEA, will study additional aspirational clean energy goals, including 75% to 80% renewable energy by 2027. 

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