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Central Maine Power Company

CMP Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

Abstract

Central Maine Power Company's (CMP's) Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project featured territory-wide deployment of more than 622,000 smart meters, covering all of CMP's residential, commercial, and industrial customers. This project created a technology platform for providing customers with electricity usage information and alternative electricity rates from third-party energy providers. Customers view their energy consumption through a web portal and can use that information to help manage electricity bills. CMP assessed the load-shape and consumption impacts of providing customers with different types of information using web portals and proactive bill alert messages.

Contact Information

Brenda Benner
Manager – Operations and Compliance
Operations Technologies
Iberdrola USA Management Corporation
brenda.benner@iberdrolausa.com

Recipient Team Project Web Site: http://www.cmpco.com/smartmeter/

At-A-Glance
Recipient: Central Maine Power Company (CMP Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project)
HQ State: Maine
NERC Region: NPCC
Total Budget: $190,738,308
Federal Share: $95,369,154
 
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Targeted Benefits:
  • Reduced Meter Reading Costs
  • Reduced Electricity Costs for Customers
  • Improved Electric Service Reliability and Power Quality
  • Reduced Costs from Distribution Line Losses and Theft
  • Deferred Investment in Generation Capacity Expansion
  • Reduced Greenhouse Gas and Criteria Pollutant Emissions
  • Reduced Truck Fleet Fuel Usage