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Atlantic City Electric Company

SGIG Distribution Automation Project

Abstract

The Atlantic City Electric Company’s (ACE) SGIG Distribution Automation project is deploying distribution automation assets, direct load control devices, and a wireless communications network. Direct load control devices are being offered that provide financial incentives for customers for allowing ACE to cycle air-conditioners or control thermostats during peak periods. Distribution automation devices, which include feeder monitors, equipment condition monitors, and automated feeder switches improve the reliability and power quality of the distribution system. These systems also reduce operation and maintenance costs as well as distribution line losses.

Contact Information

Jerry Shoemaker 
Program Manager, DOE SGIG Award 
Pepco Holdings, Inc. 
Gerald.Shoemaker@pepcoholdings.com (link sends e-mail) 

At-A-Glance
Recipient: Atlantic City Electric Company (SGIG Distribution Automation Project)
HQ State: New Jersey
NERC Region: RFC
Total Budget: $37,804,712
Federal Share: $18,700,000
 
Funding Program:
Project Type:
 
Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Improved Electric Service Reliability and Power Quality
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs&
  • Reduced Costs from Equipment Failures and Distribution Line Losses
  • Reduced Greenhouse Gas and Criteria Pollutant Emissions