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PPL Electric Utilities Corporation Project Description


U.S. Department of Energy


PPL Electric Utilities?? smart grid project deployed new (DA) equipment at 10 substations and on 50 circuits to understand installation, integration, and operational challenges and benefits in anticipation of automating the remainder of the circuits over a 5 year period. The pilot project included installation of new grid communications and control systems and focused on upgrades in South Central Pennsylvania, largely in the vicinity of the City of Harrisburg, and northeastern Pennsylvania, in the Pocono region.??

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