Case Studies are short summaries of selected Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) projects. These case studies provide a brief synopsis of SGIG projects which are either unique or have significant progress to report. The Department of Energy (DOE) is continuing to update this section with additional case studies. Sign up to receive notification of these updates.
- The Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) is the Regional Entity responsible for coordinating and promoting bulk electric system reliability in the Western Interconnection. WECC and its members manage the operation and planning of the vast interconnected transmission system connecting... (more)
Helping America’s Electric Cooperatives Build a Smarter Grid to Streamline Operations and Improve ServiceNRECA Smart Grid Demonstration Project recipient sites Electric cooperatives play an important role in the U.S. energy infrastructure, delivering electricity to 44 million consumers across over 70% of the geography of the country every day. Implementing smart grid technology is seen by co-ops... (more)
- EPB of Chattanooga, Tennessee, is one of the largest publicly owned providers of electric power in the country. Established in 1935, EPB covers about 600 square miles and serves about 170,000 customers in Tennessee and Georgia. Chattanooga is making its distribution system more robust while... (more)
- The Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (ConEdison) operates the world’s largest underground electric distribution system and serves more than 3.3 million customers in New York City and neighboring Westchester County. 86% of its system is underground, with 94,000 miles of... (more)
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