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Idaho awarded $49M in Smart Grid Stimulus Funds October 27, 2009

Filed under: Idaho,Smart Grid — nwrenewablenews @ 9:03 pm
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Boise – Idaho Power Company
Modernize the electric transmission and distribution infrastructure, including deploying a smart meter network for all 475,000 customers throughout the service area and implementing an outage management system and irrigation load control program that will reduce peak and overall energy use and improve system reliability. Will also benefit customers in OR. $47,000,000

Boise – M2M Communications
Install smart grid-compatible irrigation load control systems in California’s central valley agricultural area in order to reduce peak electric demand in the state. $2,171,710

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