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Austin Energy Pushed to Provide 65 Percent Renewable by 2027

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By Editors of Power Engineering

The Austin City Council has moved to push Austin Energy to provide 65 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2027.

The 10-1 vote moves up the goal from 55 percent renewable energy by 2025, Community Impact Newspaper reported.

The resolution also includes a requirement for Austin Energy to create models for 75 and 80 percent renewable energy by 2027, including costs, benefits, risks and potential rate impacts.

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