Austin Energy is one of the leading municipal utilities in the United States when it comes to solar energy. The company currently provides the most per capita of any municipal utility with over 3,000 watts of solar energy per person with a goal of achieving 100% renewables by 2035.
The utility has invested heavily in solar and is one of the only utilities to place value not only on the impact solar panels have on the grid but also on the effects they have on the environment. Despite it seeming like it’s a no-brainer to go solar in Austin, there are a few things homeowners should know before they decide to make the switch.
That’s why we’ve put together an outline of everything you need to know about going solar with Austin Energy. We’ll cover how much going solar will cost you to how much money the utility’s unique Value of Solar program can actually save you.