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Podcast: Austin Energy Plan

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Here’s an interview I did with KPFT’s Ann Raber this week. The topic is Austin Energy’s ambitious plan to ramp up renewables from 12 percent to 35 percent by 2020. The interview will air on KPFT in the Houston-Galveston area.

Forrest Wilder, a native of Wimberley, Texas, is associate editor of the Observer. Forrest specializes in environmental reporting and runs the “Forrest for the Trees” blog. Forrest has appeared on Democracy Now!, The Rachel Maddow Show and numerous NPR stations. His work has been mentioned by The New York Times, the Washington Post, the New Yorker, Time magazine and many other state and national publications. Other than filing voluminous open records requests, Forrest enjoys fishing, kayaking, gardening and beer-league softball. He holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin.