Austin Energy Targets 65% Renewables by 2027

08.21.2017  -  utilitydive.com

Austin Energy will now target almost two-thirds renewable energy in its mix, but the progressive city clearly has its sights set even higher. 

According to the Austin American-Statesman, hundreds spoke earlier this month in favor of 100% clean energy goal, but a less aspirational target was adopted amid concerns of rising energy prices. However, amendments to the plan direct the utility to examine the possible impacts of using more carbon-free energy.

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