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Morrison and Tovo Step Up

by Robin Rather, Feb. 9, 2012. In an unexpected and powerful move this morning, Council-members Laura Morrison and Kathie Tovo announced a counter-proposal today that takes the sting out of the Austin Energy rate increase and replaces it with sanity, simplicity and fairness. (The full text of their press release appears...
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Austin Electric Rates – Act 2

by Paul Robbins, Feb. 7, 2012. This Thursday at 6 PM at City Hall Chambers, the second public hearing on Austin's electric rate increase is taking place in front of the Austin City Council. People concerned with fair rates and funding for environmental programs are urged to...
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Austin -vs- San Antonio: Green Power SmackDown!

by Robin Rather & Mike Sloan OCT 8, 2010. In our last post, we looked at the surprising downslide of Austin Energy relative to others in Texas in terms of both affordability and renewable energy. Here we compare AE against CPS Energy, the San Antonio municipal utility. Green Power...
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