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Washington receives $36M for Smart Grid from Feds October 27, 2009

Filed under: Smart Grid,Washington — nwrenewablenews @ 8:43 pm

The money is slatted to go to two projects. One in Spokane and the other in Everett.

Here are the details so far:

Spokane – Avista Utilities
Implement a distribution management system, intelligent end devices, and a communication network to reduce distribution system loses, enable automatic restoration to customers during outages, and allow for the integration on-site generating resources. Will also benefit customers in ID. – $20,000,000

Everett – Snohomish County Public Utilities District
Install a smart grid framework on the utlity side, including a digital telecommunications network, substation automation and a robust distribution system infrastructure, that will allow enable the implementation of future smart grid technologies. – $15,825,817


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