austinThielsch Engineering, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a multi-year contract with Austin Energy and The City of Austin. The 6-year contract covers Power Plant and Chiller Maintenance and totals $16 million in estimated expenditures. Thielsch is proud to be a part of the team playing a role in Austin Energy’s mission to deliver clean, affordable, reliable energy and excellent customer service.

Austin Energy is the nation’s 8th largest publicly owned electric utility, serving more than 448,000 customer accounts and more than 1 million residents in Greater Austin. Austin Energy generates power through a diverse generation portfolio of natural gas, coal, nuclear, renewable resources, and purchased power. Austin Energy owns and operates two natural gas-fired power plants in Austin: the Decker Creek Power Station and the Sand Hill Energy Center. The utility also owns 50% of units 1 and 2 at the coal-fired Fayette Power Project in LaGrange, Texas. Additionally, Austin Energy owns 16% of the South Texas Nuclear Project in Matagorda County outside of Houston. In the fiscal year 2012, Austin Energy generated 12.7 billion kWh of power through a diverse generation portfolio of natural gas, coal, nuclear, renewable resources and purchased power.

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an integrated engineering firm that provides a complete range of consulting, design, and energy services to clients throughout the United States and internationally. Its multi-disciplined engineering and technical staff specialize in failure analysis, engineering design, process optimization, and condition assessment. Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is headquartered in Cranston, RI with additional offices in Ohio, Texas and Southeast Florida. You may visit Thielsch Engineering, Inc. on the web at

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