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About Austin Energy

Austin Energy is headquartered in Austin, Texas and supplies electricity in 2 counties in the state. There are a total of 510,430 customers who are receiving service from the provider. These accounts are made up of 0.02% industrial properties, 10.39% commercial locations and 89.59% residential properties. Austin Energy bills their consumers a residential electricity price of 10.56 cents per kilowatt hour on average, which is 14.47% below the average state rate of 12.34 cents. Of the 14,360,019 megawatt hours Austin Energy sold and dispossessed, 91.14% were from sales to end users and 5.48% were from wholesale sales to other suppliers. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 8,625,175 of them were generated by plants owned by the company and 6,120,068 megawatt hours were acquired by way of wholesale channels. In 2020 they had total electricity related revenue of $1,295,297,700, with 91.02% coming from retail sales and 2.48% from wholesale customers.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $120.97, while the Austin Energy average is 25.72% below at $89.85 per month. The provider generates 118th megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types a year, ranking them 118th out of 3510 companies in the United States. Austin Energy is the 85th largest supplier out of 3510 providers in the nation based on total megawatt hours sold. The company is the 102nd highest generator of megawatt hours from burning coal in the nation out of 3510 electricity providers .

Austin Energy Net Metering

Luckily, Austin Energy allows consumers to take part in net metering. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically viable as it gives the ability for individuals to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation business. Suppliers must report these losses. Austin Energy reported an annual loss of around 3.38% of the electricity that they transmit. This percentage of energy lost results in them being given a rank of 462nd best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

Austin Energy Rate & Electric Bills

Austin Energy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.106/kWh$95.09/mo.$89.85/mo.
681st10.56¢Austin Energy's Average residential price per kWh
707th$89.85Average monthly electricity bill for Austin Energy's residential customers

Austin Energy Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:721 Barton Springs Road
    Austin, Texas 78704
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Jackie Sargent

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Quick Facts About Austin Energy

Austin Energy ranks 29th out of 139 companies in the state for total electricity generation from natural gas.

Austin Energy is ranked 135th in the United States for total electricity generation, generating 9,035,142.65 megawatt hours.

Austin Energy's nuclear power facilities generate 3,419,911.68 megawatt hours. This is the 5th most out of 139 providers in Texas.

Austin Energy is 45th out of the 139 in the state when considering the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from renewable fuel types.

Energy Loss

Austin Energy's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.38%

Total Energy Loss

485,876MWh

462 National Rank

Austin Energy Energy Makeup

Austin Energy Coverage Map

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Austin Energy State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Texas510,4301,178,922,3009100%

Austin Energy County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Travis County1,290,188810.62$111.48/mo
Williamson County609,0171010.97$116.47/mo

Power Plants Owned by Austin Energy

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Matagorda County TX Nuclear 21,374,448
Fayette County TX Coal 10,211,067.0310,457,328,445.381,024.12
Austin TX Natural Gas 1,176,383529,007,616.34449.69
Nacogdoches PowerAustin Energy (100.00%)
Nacogdoches County TX Wood/Wood Waste Solids 246,589324,816,455.61,317.24
Robert Mueller Energy CenterAustin Energy (100.00%)
Austin TX Natural Gas 23,57314,437,134.31612.44
Kingsberry Energy Storage SystemAustin Energy (100.00%)
Austin TX Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -174

Austin Energy Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
38.53%
NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
37.85%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
20.84%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
2.73%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.05%

Cities Austin Energy Has Coverage

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Austin Energy FAQ:

What percentage of Austin Energy's electricity is produced using renewable fuel types?

Austin Energy generates 2.73% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

How many counties does Austin Energy sell electricity to?

There are 2 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Austin Energy.

What is the average bundled bill for Austin Energy customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Austin Energy is $89.85. The state average bundled bill is $138.60 and the United States average is $138.60.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Austin Energy customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Austin Energy is 10.56 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Austin Energy?

Austin Energy's customer service phone number is (512) 494-9400

What percentage of Austin Energy's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel types?

Austin Energy generates 97.27% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Austin Energy?

Austin Energy is associated with or owns 6 power plants.

Who is the CEO of Austin Energy?

Jackie Sargent is the CEO of Austin Energy.

What cities does Austin Energy supply electricity to?

Austin Energy has customers in 13 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02