Energy Transition

About Q.A. Austin

In light of the unprecedented frequency and intensity of recent heatwaves, droughts, wildfires, and flash floods, Austin, Texas has joined a growing list of cities across the US committing to energy transition as a means of climate change mitigation. Yet, even after establishing that an energy...Read more
Austin's Resource Planning Working Group's 2016-2017 Recommendations

This document contains the official recommendations Austin's 2016-2017 Electric Utility Commission's Resource Planning Working Group. They were determined after a series of working group meetings and deliberations. The document also includes individual comments on the recommendations that...Read more

Negotiating the urban smart grid: Socio-technical experimentation in the city of Austin

These three authors from the UK discuss the smart grid project run by Pecan Street Inc. and analyze Austin's attempts to reduce carbon emissions through the lens of urban experimentation.Read more

St. Louis Anthropocene: Energy Tech

ENERGY TECH: In April of 2018, Ameren, a Midwestern based power company, announced a 12 week energy tech incubation program. The incubation...Read more

Austin Energy Resource Planning Working Group Presentation

Austin Energy's Vice President of Strtegy, Technology, and Markets discusses the Municipal Utility's perspective on the value and the risks of energy transition as a method of climate protection.Read more

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