New task force to evaluate Austin’s green energy goals – Austin American

March 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Green Energy News

City Council members apparently agree with environmental activists who say Austin Energy’s recent green-energy successes have made an even more aggressive investment strategy possible.

On Thursday, the council ordered Austin Energy to convene a committee of local experts empowered to shape the city-owned power company’s goals — a step that, four years ago, led to the council doubling down on Austin Energy’s already ambitious plan for investing in renewable sources of energy, such as wind and solar.

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