Austin Energy Tree Trimming Program

The National Electric Safety Code requires Austin Energy to maintain its lines to ensure the safety of customers and maintain reliable electric service. One of the causes of electric outages is trees that are growing too close to electrical lines. Falling trees or branches can damage lines or equipment or can cause a short circuit that interrupts the flow of electricity. To that end, Austin Energy indicated that it is coming to our neighborhood around mid-February to start notifying property owners about potential tree trimming work on their property.

Link to letter with more details about the tree trimming program.