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Tri-State Electric Membership Cooperative Case Study

Tri-State Electric Membership Cooperative Case Study

Publication Date: October 2011
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ARRA,case study,Tri-State Electric Membership Cooperative

Summary:

Tri-State Electric Membership Cooperative (Tri-State) is a distribution rural electric cooperative that primarily serves more than 12,000 rural customers, many of whom have low-incomes living at or near poverty level across a multi-state region (see map). Under their smart grid project, Tri-State has replaced conventional electromechanical meters with solid-state smart meters and implemented advanced electricity service programs in order to give customers greater control over their energy use and costs.