Austin Energy is celebrating Public Power Week along with more than 2,000 other community-powered, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to nearly 50 million Americans.
“We are proud to safely provide reliable, affordable and sustainable power to our community,” said Austin Energy General Manager Bob Kahn. “Because we serve our friends and neighbors, we care a great deal about customer service, helping people save energy and money, and ensuring our customers have a voice in their energy future.”
Austin Energy works for Austinites every day of the year to reflect our community’s priorities while serving the public good. Public power utilities are community-owned, which means the people of Austin are included in the decision-making of utility operations. Since 1895, Austin Energy has delivered safe, affordable, reliable energy and excellent customer service. Here’s how: