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FirstEnergy’s Consumer Behavior Study: Preliminary Evaluation for the Summer 2012

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FirstEnergy Services Corporation??s (FirstEnergy??s) Smart Grid Modernization Initiative (SGMI) involved deployment of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), (DA), volt/VAR optimization (VVO), time-based rate programs, direct control (DLC) devices, and customer systems in parts of New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. SGMI??s Ohio footprint covered a 400-square-mile area southeast of Cleveland. Smart meters were piloted in Ohio, and a statistically rigorous study assessed impacts and customer acceptance of time-based rate programs. DA equipment deployed in New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania included reclosers, capacitor banks and grid sensing devices. VVO equipment, deployed in Ohio and Pennsylvania, included capacitor banks and tap changer regulator controls. Advanced control devices were deployed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.





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