Austin Energy

July 03, 2019 - 7:33 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Energy says customers are continuing to receive scam calls demanding immediate payment to avoid cutoff. On top of that, some customers are even receiving fake letters demanding payment. The utility says 37 commercial customers and five residential customers called in...
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Southern Power
April 18, 2019 - 8:15 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Energy announced Thursday it will spend $460 million to acquire a biomass power plant in East Texas. Southern Company, which owns the renewable Nacogdoches Generating Facility in east Texas, accepted the city's offer late Wednesday. Austin Energy is in the middle of...
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January 25, 2019 - 5:28 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- City of Austin officials are warning customers to make sure they're making online utility payments through the correct website. Officials say a customer alerted the utility on Friday of what appears to be an unauthorized payment site, which the customer reached by accidentally...
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January 10, 2019 - 12:15 am
Happy #CutYourEnergyCostsDay! Austin Energy has many Energy & Money Saving Tips to celebrate! Whether you live in a house, condo or apartment, creating new habits to reduce your home energy will also save you money. Many of these tips require very little to no effort or out-of-pocket expense to...
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Austin Fire Department
September 17, 2018 - 10:08 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Bee Caves Road in West Austin was closed for some 20 hours after a truck crash pulled down utility lines, officials say. Austin Fire crews, along with Westlake Fire and Travis County Sheriff's deputies, responded to the scene in the 7000 block of Bee Caves Road just after 6:30 p.m...
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May 26, 2018 - 1:24 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin utility customers should be on the lookout for phone scammers, officials say. Several utility customers – both residential and commercial – have reported receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be from either City of Austin Utilities or Austin Energy, demanding...
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August 27, 2017 - 3:54 pm
From Austin Energy: The Austin Energy service area has been hit hard by sustained high winds and rain associated with Tropical Storm Harvey. As weather continues moving through the area over the next several days, additional outages can be expected to occur. Austin Energy crews will continue...
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Dreamstime
April 02, 2017 - 2:14 pm
(Austin/KJCE) Electrical power is slowly being restored across Central Texas following a morning of storms, and in one case, a wayward driver. Austin Police say a single-vehicle crash around 7:20 a.m. Sunday morning near the intersection of Oltorf and Live Oak damaged a utility pole, leaving some...
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