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Potomac Electric Power Company (Maryland) Project Description


U.S. Department of Energy


The Pepco - Maryland Smart Grid project includes , advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), and a response program that involves direct control and time-based rate programs. The AMI installation is designed to provide customers and Pepco with detailed electricity usage information, which, when combined with response programs, can help customers reduce their electricity usage and manage their electricity costs. The deployment includes and transformer monitors that can improve the reliability of the distribution while decreasing the cost of operations and maintenance.

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