General Manager’s report:
Downed power line safety.
Upcoming items to be brought to Council: advanced distribution management system software, integration and analytics software, natural gas transportation agreements, energy research with UT Austin, agreement with the City of Bee Cave for reimbursement of costs for constructing underground electric lines, switchgear parts, manhole lifting devices, district cooling projects.
Customer Care and Billing system version upgrade.
Renewable energy request for proposal.
Senate Business & Commerce Committee interim charge.
Innovation update: La Loma community solar farm, Austin Sustainable and Holistic Integration of Energy Storage and Solar Photovoltaics (SHINES) project.
Awards and recognition of Austin Energy employees.
Sponsors: Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Ann Kitchen, and Council Member Leslie Pool