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City of Leesburg, FL

December 2013
U.S. Department of Energy
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Smart Grid, smartgrid, SGIG, Leesburg, Florida

The City of Leesburgs (Leesburg) Smart Grid Investment Grantproject involves a city?wide deployment of advanced meteringinfrastructure (AMI), new customer systems, and expansion ofdistribution automation capabilities. Leesburg is providing consumereducation to help customers use the new devices and usageinformation to their full potential. The project also automates andincreases the efficiency of portions of the electric distribution systemthrough the deployment of automated voltage capacitors, faultindicators, and automated reclosers. These devices improve powerquality, reduce line losses, and reduce the duration and number ofcustomers affected by power outages.