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The Rube Goldberg Machine Contest at Thinkery THIS SATURDAY! Join us Saturday starting at 11:30 and check out the amazing machines our four teams of young inventors assemble, presented by @austinenergy! Visit for details! #RGMC2020
Do you know what happens when you report a broken street light to @ATX_311? We show you how it gets to our Illumination team and what their normal day looks like. In 2019, there were more than 6,000 requests involving street lights 💡!
Want to relive #AEScienceFest? All the pictures 📷 for both Junior/Senior and Elementary can be found here:
When art and solar collide! Check out this cool solar mural in San Antonio! This Land Art Generator — a piece of public art producing renewable energy — consists of 18 60-cell solar panels coated with image-embedded photovoltaic film.…
Last few 📷 photos with @KXAN_Weather’s Jim Spencer!
It's a wrap at the 2020 #AEScienceFest! Thank you to all the students, parents, teachers, volunteers, sponsors and judges who helped make this happen! Now, about that 2021 project... 😉🔬📚 See all the photos at next week!
Time to smile 😁 for all the cameras! #AEScienceFest
The Love of China School of Dance kicking off the ceremony! 🦁🎇
LIVE: The Elementary awards ceremony at #AEScienceFest…
Ribbons have been handed out and students get to see what place they received! #AEScienceFest 🏆
What a gorgeous day on the last day of #AEScienceFest!
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Just a reminder the awards ceremony happens at 3 p.m. @JimSpencerKXAN will be our master of ceremonies. We’ll live stream it at…
This is just a snippet of the 1,700 Elementary school projects. We ❤️ seeing all these students interested in #STEM! #AEScienceFest
Judges asking all the tough questions! #AEScienceFest!
StEVie, our EV-loving TRex, is here as well! Stop by and say hi! 👏#AEScienceFest
The last day of #AEScienceFest is upon us! Parents are waiting as the final Elementary projects get judged. There is an exhibit hall with tons of activities for the kiddos while you wait!
These kids are from Navarro Elementary @LockhartISD! They’re excited to be here. They also had bbq on their way to the #AEScienceFest. Smart kids. 😀
The tables are filling up! Public viewing is Saturday afternoon, after judging. #AEScienceFest
If you’re looking for the full list of all the winners from #AEScienceFest Junior/Senior awards last night, they’re up!
We’re ready for registration! There are 1,700 elementary school projects that will fill the Palmer Events Center today. 🤯 #AEScienceFest
#AEScienceFest Reminder! For elementary school projects, the check-in and setup runs from 2-7 p.m. today! We'll see you there!
Thank you for being involved and sharing! #AEScienceFest…
Vista Ridge High students and teachers were on 🔥 last night! Congratulations to the amazing work everyone put in to receive this award! #AEScienceFest…
A 👏 to all the students and teachers involved!…
👏These are your Best of Fair winners!! They're going to #ISEF in Anaheim this year! 💯
Three students received the Austin Energy Scholarship Award of $1K to go towards their college education!
Only a couple of categories left! #AEScienceFest WATCH:…
Category awards are happening now! Make sure you're watching!…
Anderson High School Trojan Band kicking off the #AEScienceFest awards ceremony! Let's go!! Watch it live:…
If you can't stay for the Junior/Senior awards ceremony tonight at the Palmer Events Center, the awards will be live streamed on the #AEScienceFest Facebook page:…
Lafia is a 6th grader and he recommends this book! 👏 His grandma introduced him to the Harry Potter series this Christmas. #AEScienceFest
Several of our employees are also volunteering their time to judge the projects! This is #CustomerDriven and #CommunityFocused!
We found some projects right up @AustinWater’s alley! #AEScienceFest
We’re now onto the Junior division judging!
#ThrowbackThursday: This was Austin's original power plant, circa 1924. It was built in the late 1890s and sat on the site of the current substation next to the Seaholm Power Plant. You can actually see the Seaholm substation from the Central Library! #AE125
The judging room was quiet last night... not today! It’s buzzing with energy!
A big shoutout to Melissa Acosta —who is coordinating nearly 200 volunteers at #AEScienceFest! It takes a village. 😍
Always good to bring a 📚 while you wait for the judges to come around.
Judging in the Senior division is moving along. Some categories have wrapped. #AEScienceFest
This is Julie Fletcher, an 8th grade teacher at Harmony Science Academy Pflugerville. The school has 26 junior & 15 senior projects at #AEScienceFest! WOW! "Every student should do a big project before high school. I think it's important," says Julie. We ❤️ our educators! #STEM
Meet Abigail Rose. She's a 6th grader at Grace Academy of Georgetown. Everyone in her class had to do a science fair project. She focused hers on mosquitoes 🦟 and made it to #AEScienceFest! "I'm actually nervous and excited about talking to the judges," says Abigail.
Ready. Set. Go! 🏁Judging in the Senior division at #AEScienceFest is underway! Good luck to all the students! 📚🔬👩‍🔬👨‍🔬
RT @jjnoyola: Terribly excited to be judging at my 7th Austin Energy Regional Science Fair! Thank you @austinenergy for sponsoring such a w…
A big shoutout to all of the sponsors that help make #AEScienceFest possible!
Meet our master of ceremonies for the #AEScienceFest Junior/Senior award ceremony @averytomascowx! We’re happy to have him join us! 👏
Hundreds of volunteers also help make the fest happen! 🙌
Jennifer R. has been working to setup #AEScienceFest this whole week! To get this event up and running takes a lot of planning and coordination.
We’re ready for the Junior/Senior division check-ins at #AEScienceFest! You have until 7 p.m. to get your project to the Palmer Events Center.
Listen: Our energy efficiency services manager, Heidi Kasper, shares details of Austin Energy Green Building's long-time success as a leading sustainability program. #greenbuilding
Don't hurt your computer. The City of Austin Utilities website ( will be down for maintenance from 1:45 a.m.-8 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19. We're sorry for the inconvenience.
Happy Engineers Week! At Austin Energy, we have nearly 150 engineers in all facets of the utility. One of those engineers is Reza A., who has been with us for 28 years! Reza, an electrical engineer, says he enjoys "serving our customers through Innovation and embracing change."💯
This year's #UTEnergyWeek @EnergyUT theme is 20/20 Vision. The conference is organized by students in the Longhorn Energy Club. From geopolitics to supply chains, what are the pressing energy issues and trends? Are you attending?
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FYI: This week (Feb.18-23), our contractor, Haverfield, will do work along a 5-mile stretch of transmission lines (approx. 8 miles NW of El Campo between FM 2546 and FM 1300). Haverfield will fly close to the lines and their lineworkers will do the work from the chopper.
Happy Presidents Day! Just a reminder that the City of Austin administrative offices and other municipal facilities will be closed today.
With this roller coaster weather, you might have to toggle that thermostat! Just remember that if it's warm out, set your thermostat at 78° or higher. If it's cold out, set it at 68° or lower. Remember to use Austin Energy app to monitor your energy use.
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#ICYMI: The new @AvangridRen Karankawa wind farm in South Texas is helping us get closer to our renewable energy goals. The 307.06 MW wind farm has 124 GE wind turbines and spans 18,000 acres. Support 100% TX wind energy by enrolling in GreenChoice:
We've got more than sweet nothings for our customers. #HappyValentinesDay!
#ThrowbackThursday: In honor of #AEScienceFest next week, here's a look back at the previous years of the festival. We ❤️ being a part of this great event full of inspiring young minds! Good luck to all the students participating in the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival!
Today is #NationalInventorsDay! To support young inventors, we're sponsoring the regional qualifying event for the 2020 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest at @ThinkeryATX. This year's task is "Turn Off a Light." 💡 See the inventions on Feb. 29! #RGMC2020…
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The City of Austin Utilities site ( will be down for routine maintenance from 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 to 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 9. We're sorry for the inconvenience!
Happy #NationalKiteFlyingDay! Love kites? Make sure you're a wind fan by choosing 100% GreenChoice Texas wind.
In honor of #WearRedDay, we want to introduce you to Jennifer Floyd. Jennifer is our Director of Customer Care Services. Read Jennifer's story and see why she says Jan. 2, 2018 was the day she was "given a second chance at life."…
#ThrowbackThursday: This a view of the Seaholm Power Plant under construction in 1949. Referred to as Power Plant No. 2 at the time, the plant was built to meet the post-World War II growth and demand for electricity. Tour our interactive timeline: #AE125
The #AEScienceFest was issued a proclamation at Austin City Hall this afternoon! Thank you to all the sponsors who help make this fest possible. And an even bigger 👏 to all the students participating this year.
We're "proud to continue our longstanding leadership in wind energy." Some facts about the wind farm: 🌬️ Located in South Texas 🌬️ 124 GE wind turbines 🌬️ 307 MW capacity 🌬️ Hosted by 64 landowners Support 100% Texas wind by enrolling in GreenChoice;…
Why are manhole covers round? Because manholes are round. 🤷‍♂️ #ATXCouncil okays a contract to provide manhole covers to be used by @austinenergy for repairs, maintenance and new projects. 🕳
❄️Our trucks with a light dusting of ❄️at our St. Elmo facility this morning! It didn't take very long for the ☀️ to melt everything away though! Did you get snow at your place?
And you can enroll in our Plug-In EVerywhere plan that gives you unlimited charging for $4.17/month at our more than 800 Plug-In EVerywhere ports!…
The EVs at the @austinmobility department are charged up and ready to go thanks to 6 new chargers that were installed. With 21 EV and Plug-In Hybrids in its fleets (and more on the way!), these chargers were needed! The City of Austin currently has 170 EV/PHEVs in its fleet.
RT @SierraClubATX: These are some things Austin Energy's great new Electric Vehicle buyer's guide can help you do: - Browse local EVs - Le…
Give scammers the cold shoulder! Forty customers have reported fraud-related calls today! The scammers are targeting residential and business customers. If the caller is asking for immediate payment with a prepaid gift card, don't fall for it! #StopScams
It's going to be cold tonight! Don't forget the four P's! 👪People 🐶Pets 🌿Plants 💧Pipes
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What is the future of transportation in #ATX? Join the City's Office of Sustainability to give your input on #electricvehicle adoption. The workshop kicks off at 5:30 p.m. today:…
Which EV Super Bowl ad did you like the most? #goodbye2gas
What a weekend at #FullyChargedUSA! The energy was 🔥! We hope you got a chance to see StEVie, our EV-loving T-Rex, on the main stage. How are you saying #Goodbye2Gas?
RT @FullyChargedShw: Head over to our two wheel test track to try a range of e-bikes in the glorious sunshine! #fullychargedliveUSA https:…
Have ideas about #GreenBuilding design? The City of Austin's Office of Sustainability wants to hear from you. At the workshop on Feb. 8, discuss highlights and areas of growth in green building design and access.…
Didn't make it to #FullyChargedUSA yesterday? Have no fear! They're accepting walk-up ticket sales today (Sunday)at @COTA! It's going to be another beautiful day, so come out and enjoy all things electrified! We also have two folks speaking on two panels!…
"It really is trying to reach mainstream in order to get mass adoption. It's not just for car enthusiasts." - Amy Atchley/Austin Energy
Let's talk about 💰. There's a 2:30 p.m. session on Affordability: EVs for new drivers at #FullyChargedUSA. Our Amy Atchley has helped launch our EVs for Schools and other programs that tackle the affordability subject. Hear her thoughts on this panel! #EVsforEVeryone
The session has started! Join us! #FullyChargedUSA
If you're interested in wind, solar and storage, check out the 2 p.m. session at #FullyChargedUSA. We'll have Tim Harvey on the panel, so swing by! ☀️
#FullyChargedUSA is all about different types of e-mobility. From 🚗 to 🚲.
Packed session on Texas vs. California: who will be the clean energy champions at #FullyChargedUSA. Karl Popham, our manager of EV and Emerging Tech is on this panel! #renewableenergy
This driver is telling us why they #driveelectric! The Electric Auto Association organized a group of EV owners to show off their ride at #FullyChargedUSA. What's your reason?
Make sure you stop by our booth and play the prize wheel to win some swag! If you got a free Tix to #FullyChargedUSA via our coupon code, make sure to tag us in your pics/post!
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