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Proof of Concept for Utility Bill Prepayment

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000452730

Bid Title: Proof of Concept for Utility Bill Prepayment

Agency Bid No. Title: DMD0002

Received Date: 01/05/2016

Close Date: 01/19/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Austin, Texas

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 01/14/2016 05:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The City of Austin d/b/a Austin Energy, hereinafter referred to as Austin Energy (AE), is seeking proposals from qualified service providers, hereinafter referred to as Vendor(s), to participate in a Utility Bill Prepayment Proof of Concept (POC) for an estimated time period of four (4) to six (6) months. The purpose of the POC is to allow multiple Vendors the opportunity to demonstrate their Utility Bill Prepayment (Solution). Up to a maximum number of four (4) vendors will be awarded to run concurrently. The Vendor(s) Solution will not integrate with AEs billing system, payment processors or Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI). During the POC period, selected Vendor(s) will provide the hardware, software, installation, training, support for the administration and management of processes necessary for the daily operation of a manual Utility Bill Prepayment offering as detailed in this Scope of Work (SOW). BackgroundAustin Energy (AE) is the municipally-owned electric utility of the City of Austin (COA). AE is the eighth largest public power utility in the country with approximately 480,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. Annual revenues are in excess of $1.3 billion. The utilitys service area is 437 square miles of which 206 are encompassed within the city limits of Austin and the remainder in the incorporated or unincorporated portions of Travis and Williamson Counties. Austin Energy is a vertically integrated electric utility which owns 2,389 MW of generation, approximately 630 miles of transmission lines and nearly 11,000 miles of distribution.

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Product Codes: 20911, 20810, 92064

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Austin

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Debbie DePaul 124 W. 8th Street, Room 308, Austin, Texas, 78701

Phone: 512-322-6235




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