Austin Energy Ranks 2nd in the Nation

IDC Energy Insights and Intelligent Utility magazine published the top 25 intelligent utilities based on productivity, renewable energy, smart initiatives, energy efficiency, and Information Technology investment. Austin Energy came in second in the nation. The top five are as follows:

1. Sempra Energy of San Diego, CA
2. Austin Energy of Austin, TX
3. Edison International of Rosemead, CA
4. Oncor of Dallas, TX
5. Pacific Gas & Electric of San Francisco, CA

Austin Market Status Feb 09

According to Austin Metro Study 4th Quarter Briefing, Austin’s market is flat though still ahead of the national real estate market. In regards to month-of-supply of new homes, Austin is healthy at 5.3 months versus the national average of 11.5 months. In addition, though job creation is expected to decline in 2009, Texas remains #1 in job growth.