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Talquin Electric Cooperative Case Study

March 2012
Talquin Electric Cooperative
ARRA, case study, Talquin Electric Cooperative, TEC

Located in northern Florida, and bordering on the Gulf of Mexico, Talquin Electric Cooperatives (TEC) service territory spans four counties and covers about 2,600 square miles. TECs SmartGrid Program has a total budget of $16.2 million (including $8.1 million of federal cost-sharing through the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) program) and deploys advanced metering infrastructure to approximately 56,000 customers and upgrades 46 of 86 circuits with advanced capacitors and switches for voltage control and better outage management.