Utilities & Permitting

Resources to Keep Business Moving

The City of Abilene offers robust options for utilities, including electricity, natural gas, and telecommunications. Several utility providers are available for each of these resources, and the city of Abilene provides all infrastructure, service, and oversight for water and wastewater.

Explore available sites & properties optimal for business expansion in Abilene.

Learn More

Electric & Natural Gas

Positively Charged

AEP Texas is the incumbent electric utility service for Abilene, owning and maintaining local power lines. Businesses and Abilene residents can select from a full list of retail electric providers (REP) at www.powertochoose.org. For natural gas maintenance and service, Atmos Energy ensures safety and reliability for the entire state of Texas.

person working on power lines


Successful Connection

With three available primary telecommunications providers, network connectivity in Abilene is reliable and secure. Fiber optics options are available through Optimum, Vexus Fiber, Fiberlight and AT&T.

A group of people in a video conference

Water & Wastewater

Purified to Perfection

Abilene’s Water Utilities Department provides an assortment of services – including water treatment, distribution and transportation of wastewater. The department is also responsible for stormwater pollution abatement, and the city’s three treatment plants either meet or exceed all State and Federal rules and regulations.

Development Corporation of Abilene is a proud recipient of the following recognition: