Electric Utility CommissionMay 13, 2024

Item 14 Second Quarter Operations Report — original pdf

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Austin Energy FY2024 Q2 Operations Update Item 14 Lisa Martin Deputy General Manager & Chief Operating Officer May 2024 © Austin Energy 1 Agenda Executive Summary Environmental Performance Reliability Performance Grid Resilience Strategic Goal Quarterly Operations Update 2 Executive Summary Renewable production on-target 50% aggregate renewable production as a percentage of load in Q2 Carbon-free production on-target 75% carbon-free generation as a percentage of load in Q2 Maintenance for generators Resources at Sand Hill and STP had planned maintenance to prepare for the summer months Reliability performance trend still stabilizing Performance metrics show slightly better or similar outage duration and frequency compared to last quarter 3 Austin Energy Operations Update Environmental Performance 4 Carbon-Free Generation as a Percentage of Load Monthly Data 75% 5 Carbon-Free Generation as a Percentage of Load Rolling 12-Month Average Data 68% 6 Austin Energy Operations Update Reliability Performance 7 Electric Vehicle Charging Station Operations Network Health as of 5/7/24 • Austin Energy actively engaged ChargePoint and Smart 1.90% 16.60% EV Charging Operations Updates Charge America to perform reactive and quarterly preventative maintenance • Implementing an updated rate of $0.09/kWh • Phasing out the former subscription plan (July 2024) • DC Fast Charging had a cumulative 93.3% uptime over the last quarter 81.50% Available Faulted Unreachable Faulted – Hardware or Software issue detected at the time of report Unreachable – WiFi or cellular issue detected with the station within the last 24 hours 8 Electric Vehicle Charging Station Operations Charging Sessions EV Charging Station Usage • Averaging over 30,000 charging sessions per month • 674 MWh of energy dispensed on average each month • Peak usage time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 30,000 20,000 10,000 0 Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Average Session Length 5h 15m 2h 54m Charging 2h 20m Idle 9 Generator Commercial Availability Generation Resource Sand Hill Combined Cycle Fayette Power Project South Texas Project Commercial Availability Summer Target % 95 97 100 Commercial Availability Actual % Q2 FY24 Avg 89 94 87 10 Net Generation and Load Analysis FY2024 Q2 *Costs include fuel for generation, fuel transportation, renewable power purchases agreements 11 Average number of outages per customer Distribution Reliability – Q2 FY2024 Average duration of outages in minutes Average time to restore service to affected customer 1.62 184.19 91.76 113.7 0.81 74.7 Austin Energy Q2 FY 2024 Texas Avg. 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CY 2022 Austin Energy trendline Austin Energy trendline Austin Energy trendline 1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0 100 80 60 40 20 0 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 FY21 Q3 FY21 Q4 FY22 Q1 FY22 Q2 FY22 Q3 FY22 Q4 FY23 Q1 FY23 Q2 FY23 Q3 FY23 Q4 FY24 Q1 FY24 Q2 FY21 Q3 FY21 Q4 FY22 Q1 FY22 Q2 FY22 Q3 FY22 Q4 FY23 Q1 FY23 Q2 FY23 Q3 FY23 Q4 FY24 Q1 FY24 Q2 FY21 Q3 FY21 Q4 FY22 Q1 FY22 Q2 FY22 Q3 FY22 Q4 FY23 Q1 FY23 Q2 FY23 Q3 FY23 Q4 FY24 Q1 FY24 Q2 SAIFI – System Average Interruption Frequency Index SAIDI – System Average Interruption Duration Index CAIDI – Customer Average Interruption Duration Index Major event days are excluded from reliability metrics 12 Austin Energy Operations Update Grid Resilience Strategic Goal 13 Grid Resilience Initiatives Austin Energy Strategic Goals Grid Resilience Improve Distribution System Reliability Identify, rank, and address feeder maintenance needs in areas historically impacted by outages and most susceptible to wildfire risk. • 25 circuits underway; 2 circuits reached end-to-end completion as of January 2024 • Overhead Hardening, Underground Feasibility studies kicked off February 2024; Estimated completion December 2024 • Application submitted for DOE GRIP2.0 grant in April 2024; Awardee notifications in Summer 2024 • Pano Ai early wildfire detection project supports feeder remediation Improve Underground Network Modeling Improve AE’s visibility of the downtown network model using GIS and ADMS • Phase I complete: identify network feeder bundles, develop GIS schema supporting documentation, make primary visible to ADMS • Phase II: digitize secondary lines and system upgrades, user layouts, and implement mobile accessibility • Pending GIS upgrade go-live for completion (Anticipated go-live Summer 2024) Resiliency as a Service (RaaS) Program Providing resiliency and safety to customers and the community through a program that distributes the value of distributed generation assets across the customer base; meets SB398 back up generation rules. • • One project nearing the RFP process to select a vendor energy company Four RaaS projects submitted as of Q2 FY24 14 Pano AI Wildfire Detection Services Viewsheds & Installation Status 15 ©Austin Energy. 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