Austin Energy is the electricity provider for the City of Austin. Established in 1895, Austin Energy is the United States' 8th largest publicly-owned utility company serving over 440,000 customers. Austin Energy's service area covers 437 square miles and generates it's energy through a combination of solar, wind, biomass, natural gas, coal, and nuclear power. Austin Energy aims to produce 50% of it's energy through renewable resources. The electric provider has several plants across Austin using a variety of different fuels. The Austin Energy headquarters is located at 721 Barton Springs Rd. Austin, TX 78704. The company employs many in Austin through it's offices, service technicians, and plant workers.