Green Power is Flowing into
Most of Austin Energy's green power comes from
wind turbines in McCamey and Sweetwater, Texas. The
McCamey turbines have been operating since summer 2001.
The Sweetwater turbines came online in December 2005.
We expect more online very soon.
Austin Energy also receives electricity from several
solar installations and three landfill gas projects in Austin
and San Antonio.
Protection Against Rising
Austin Energy signs multi-year contracts
for renewable energy. This allows us to offer subscribers a fixed, long-term
The GreenChoice® charge replaces the regular
Green-e® Energy certifies that Austin Energy’s GreenChoice® Program meets the minimum environmental and consumer protection standards established by the non-profit Center for Resource Solutions.