Clean Energy

Austin Energy is the nation’s 8th largest publicly-owned electric utility and a department of the City of Austin. Our mission is to deliver clean, affordable, reliable energy and excellent customer service. Austin Energy is recognized for achieving some of the highest performance standards in the industry. These standards include aggressive renewable and reliability goals and demonstrated efforts to promote new clean energy technologies and a sustainable environment.

Austin Energy ranks first among Texas utilities for green power sales and offers some of the most comprehensive energy efficiency programs in America. We are also leading the effort to study the impact of electric vehicles on the electric system while promoting increased market share in the automotive industry.

Austin Energy GreenChoice®

Choose 100% wind for your home or business by subscribing to the GreenChoice® program. Greenchoice subscribers add clean energy to Austin’s grid every day when they choose to meet their electricity needs with 100% renewable Texas wind.

Subscribe to GreenChoice and Power Austin’s grid with more Texas wind, less fossil fuels.

• Create Texas jobs and new revenue for Texas schools

• Save millions of gallons of water wasted by oil and gas extraction

• Help lead Austin to its community goal of 35% renewable energy use by 2020.

(512) 494-9400
Austin Energy PowerSaver™ Program

Austin Energy’s PowerSaver™ Program can help reduce the cost of making energy efficiency improvements to your home, business, or multifamily property. Whether you are interested in a large-scale energy performance upgrade or just making a few improvements at a time, the PowerSaver Program has savings for you.

  • Residential Offerings: Refrigerator Recycling, Thermostats, Air Conditioning
  • Multifamily Offerings: Water and Energy Packaged Rebates, Custom Technologies, High Efficiency Lighting, Duct Diagnostics and Improvement
  • Commercial Offerings: New Construction Rebates, Small Business Lighting, High Efficiency Lighting

Solar PV systems are clean, quiet, and efficient ways of generating electricity. They harvest sunlight and turn it into electricity. Austin Energy offers rebates for customers who install solar PV systems for their homes or businesses. Find a list of participating companies on our website to get started.

Lighthouse Solar

Lighthouse Solar has been bringing solar electric services to the Austin metro area since 2007, and has been a leader in the Texas solar industry. In the Austin metro area, Austin Energy offers rebates for solar electric systems making solar energy more affordable than ever for home and business owners. Lighthouse Solar offers affordable financing, design and installation services and an industry leading 25-year workmanship warranty.  Our NABCEP certified employees will make sure your system is installed to the highest industry standard.

(512) 476-5555
McCullough Heating and Air

McCullough has been serving the home heating, cooling and energy conservation needs of central Texans for 40 years. As a 100% Austin-based and family-owned business, we know your neighborhood, local rebate programs and building codes. Our certified technicians are trained to effectively troubleshoot and repair all brands of HVAC systems and we offer a cost effective annual maintenance program to help you keep your central AC and heating system operating efficiently.

Our Services: AC and Furnace Repair & Installation • Free Energy Audit (*) • Precision Tune-ups • Duct Design, Sealing & Repair • 24/7 Emergency Service • Insulation & Weatherproofing • Ductless Mini Splits

(*) homes 10 years and older receiving Austin Energy electricity

(512) 280-0111
Native Construction & Solar

Native is the Texas leader in zero resource home construction. Native also designs and installs top quality energy saving products including solar arrays, rainwater collection systems, and high performance HVAC equipment in Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and throughout Texas.  Leasing and loan products are also available.


(855) 253-6284 
Plug-In EVerywhere™

Austin Energy is making plug-in electric vehicle ownership even easier by offering convenient, green and affordable charging for your home, workplace or apartment complex. Rebates are available for a faster charging station at your home (240v) or apartment building.

Businesses can also qualify for charging station rebates at their locations to better serve their customers and employees who choose plug-in electric vehicles. We also offer over 200 public charging stations all over Austin for your driving convenience.


Stan’s Heating and Air

Chris Strand founded Strand Brothers, which specialized in home energy conservation upgrades, in 1978. It became one of the largest companies in the nation of its kind. He sold the company to Service Experts, but stayed on to manage it for many years. He left in 2011, and purchased Stan’s Heating and Air the same year to continue to provide conservation services.

Stan’s Services: Air Conditioning and Furnace Replacement and Repair • HVAC Maintenance • Insulation and Weatherization • Duct Sealing and Repair • Air Balancing • Energy Analysis • Geothermal Air Conditioning • Ductless Mini Splits • 24/7 Emergency Service


(512) 929-9393
Texas Solar Energy Society

TXSES is a non-profit organization committed to educating Texans on the value of solar energy for their homes, businesses and in their communities, and encouraging the wise use of all energy resources. We are a chapter of the American Solar Energy Society and we in turn have chapters in HoustonSan Antonio, Austin and North Texas actively involved in promoting solar.

In June, TXSES partners with Austin Energy Green Building to produce the Cool House Tour. This nationally recognized event showcases homes designed and built for sustainability, energy efficiency and comfort. In October, TXSES partners with Pedernales Electric Cooperative to produce the Hill Country Solar Tour & Installer Fair and we recently hosted our first solar tour in Bastrop County. Our chapters also organize solar tours in their communities and all statewide tours are a part of the ASES National Solar Tour, the largest grassroots solar event in the world!


This is just a sample of our work, so please check out our website and like us on Facebook!

(512) 751-1873
Totally Cool

Since 1982, we have proudly served the Austin community with complete energy conservation services. Our NATE-certified HVAC Technicians are available to service all of your HVAC installation and maintenance needs. We also offer Service Plans to ensure that your equipment runs smoothly all year long – helping you conserve energy, optimize efficiency, and save money. We Buy Local – member Austin Independent Business Alliance.

City Conservation, Jay’s Air Conditioning, and Eastland Service Company are all affiliated with us.

Our Services: Residential and Commercial AC and Furnace Replacement and Repair • HVAC Maintenance • Insulation and Weatherization • Construction Services • Geothermal Air Conditioning • 24/7 Emergency Service • Energy Conservation Audit Disclosure (ECAD) Ratings

(512) 467-2689