Electric Utility CommissionAug. 10, 2020

Item 16: 3rd Quarter Operations Briefing — original pdf

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Item 16 Austin Energy Operational Update Q3 FY20 Electric Utility Commission – August 2020 Charles Dickerson Chief Operating Officer, Austin Energy August 10, 2020 © 2018 Austin Energy 1 Austin Energy Operational Update Discussion Topics Performance Carbon Footprint On-Site Energy Resources Future State 2 Austin Energy Operational Update Performance 3 Commercial Availability & Start Success Commercial Availability Generation Resource Commercial % Availability Target Seasonal (Jan-Mar) Commercial Availability Actuals (%) Q2 FY20 Q3 FY20 AVG AVG * 95 95 97 100 46 82 77 90 88 98 89 90 Decker Steam Units Sand Hill Combined Cycle Fayette Units South Texas Project Start Success Commercial Availability values reflect maintenance or refueling outages typical for this period Start Success Target(%) Start Success Actuals (%) Q3 FY20 Q2 FY20 AVG AVG Simple Cycle Start Success 99 100 100 4 Net Generation and Load Analysis FY 2020 Q3 Power Generation Cost by Fuel Type Consumption vs. Generation (GWh) 15% 6% 12% 66% 9,500 12,000 10,000 8,000 6,000 4,000 2,000 0 9,592 1,444 2,421 1,525 4,202 Renewables Coal Nuclear Natural Gas *Costs include fuel for generation, fuel transportation, renewable Power purchases agreements Consumption Generation Renewables Coal Nuclear Natural Gas Historical FY Q3 System Peak Demand (MW) Renewable Power as Percent of Consumption 2,657 2,621 2,594 2,575 Renewables 44% 2,700 2,650 2,600 2,550 2,500 2,450 2,400 2,500 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 This information is unaudited and should be read in conjunction with the audited Comprehensive Financial Reports for the City of Austin, when published on 5 56% Non-renewables System Reliability Metrics CAIDI = Customer Average Interruption Duration Index Average time to restore service. SAIDI = System Average Interruption Duration Index Total duration of interruptions for the average customer, during a period of time. SAIFI = System Average Interruption Frequency Index How often the average customer experiences a sustain interruption, over a period of time. E R O T S E R O T E M T I . G V A 85 80 I E C V R E S 75 70 65 60 I F O N O T A R U D L A T O T I S N O T P U R R E T N I 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 SAIDI 66.95 57.22 52.77 45.50 Q3 FY19 Q3 FY20 Austin Energy Goal F O R E B M U N . G V A I R E P S N O T P U R R E T N I R E M O T S U C 1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0 CAIDI 75.22 66.82 SAIFI 0.89 0.69 79.95 68.51 0.66 0.57 Q3 FY19 Q3 FY20 Austin Energy Goal Q3 FY19 Q3 FY20 Austin Energy Goal 6 Austin Energy Operational Update Carbon Footprint 7 Renewable Generation as a Percentage of Load 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Jul-19 Aug-19 Sep-19 Oct-19 Nov-19 Dec-19 Jan-20 Feb-20 Mar-20 Apr-20 May-20 Jun-20 8 Resource Plan Forecast 2,533,622 FPP Actual CO2 Emissions (tons) Emissions (tons) FPP Economic CO2 REACH Reduction 1,516,092 1,996,302 (tons) 480,211 REACH Update Emission Reduction Explained - YTD 3,000,000 2,500,000 2,000,000 1,500,000 1,000,000 ) 2 O C ( s e n n o T c i r t e M 500,000 - Projection Reach Impact Outage Impact Model to Market Actual Updated through August 5th 9 FY2019 – Worst Performing Feeders (WPF) Feeders - Calendar Year 2019 WPF (High to Low Rating) • Increased Vegetation Clearances CF03 BU04 NL02 NL08 ST05 CC01 BL08 TR05 TR08 LW05 HV06 • Feeder and Fuse Coordination • New Recloser Standard • Replacement of Aging Equipment • Pole Replacements 10 Austin Energy Operational Update OSER Projects 11 Key District Energy & Cooling Activities District Cooling Plant #3 (Downtown, Crescent Tract) Constructing 10,000 ton chilled water plant for the Downtown System • Building completed • Chillers and electrical equipment installed • Clay exterior tiles being installed • On-Target for final completion by December 2020 Austin Community College Highland Campus Constructing a 6,000 ton chilled water plant with Thermal Energy Storage • Thermal Energy Storage tank to be completed in • Fire system and control conduit installations August underway • On-Target for substantial completion in Q2 2021 District Cooling Plant #4 (Downtown, Convention Center) 3,000 ton chilled water facility on roof of Convention Center • Building complete; all equipment installed • Equipment in use (completing punch list) • On-Target for final completion by Q3 2020 Mueller Energy Center #2 (Mueller Redevelopment Zone) Constructing a 6,000 ton chilled water plant with Thermal Energy Storage • Working with developer to convey site to AE • RFQ Responses received and being evaluated 2022 • Targeted for substantial completion in Q1 12 Austin Energy Operational Update Future State 13 Our Focus Our Customers (improving reliability and connectivity) Environmental (reducing our carbon footprint) AMI Upgrades (Residential & Commercial Meters) Small Cell Deployment Customer Reliability Assessments Our Community (ensuring the resiliency of the system) District Cooling Plant Construction Chilled Water Plant Construction Reducing our fossil fuel Expanding Renewable Portfolio Grid Modernization (innovating to a smart future) SHINES Deployment (Sustainable and Holistic INtegration of Energy Storage and Solar PV) Advanced Metering Infrastructure Grid Automation Distributed Energy Resource Integration Asset Management 14 Small Cell Deployment • Utility Criteria Manual updates were finalized and implemented which will: • Reduce potential barriers to the roll-out of small cell technology in Austin • Reduce infrastructure in the right of way (electric meters and other equipment now allowed to attach to AE • Further accommodate 5G technology by permitting 2 antennas on AE’s distribution poles (previously limited poles) to one). • “Swap & Drop” continues toward goal to replace streetlight poles with “small cell friendly” streetlight poles that accommodate Small Cell and 5G antennae and equipment • Through the end of 2020, Pole Attachment Services is allowing carriers to propose poles for areas outside of downtown in their own designs if they meet AE’s standards and are in a galvanized finish. • AE Standards group is working to develop and standard Swap & Drop pole (and foundation) design to be developed and vetted in cooperation with the Planning and Zoning Urban Design workgroup. • Poles installed under these Swap & Drop programs will in each instance replace a AE streetlight pole with the approved replacement pole, and, following acceptance by AE, the replacement pole will be conveyed to AE for AE’s permanent ownership and maintenance. To expedite processing of priority sites, carriers are asked to provide their top five sites for swap and drop. • Swap & Drop pole installation expected to begin before the end of calendar year 2020 15 Austin Energy Operational Update Appendix 16