Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power Company - Advanced Metering Infrastructure/Meter Data Management System/Customer Systems - July 2014
Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power Company (CLFP) is one of three Black Hills Corporation subsidiaries deploying advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), a meter data management system (MDMS), a customer web portal, and an outage management system (OMS). The other two are Black Hills Corporation/Colorado Electric and Black Hills Power, Inc.
The CLFP project built upon existing smart grid functionality to provide customers with previously unavailable options. The AMI system supports potential future implementation of time-based rate programs that can help customers reduce peak loads and lower their monthly bills. The integration of the AMI system with the new OMS provides improved outage management and restoration services. This combination of advanced technologies and new data analytics capabilities enable more efficient design and operation of the electric distribution system, resulting in improved power quality and better service for CLFP customers.