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City of Anaheim

Model for Small and Midsize Utility Districts around the United States


The City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department's smart grid project involved a limited deployment of advanced metering infrastructure and an expansion of distribution automation capabilities. Distribution automation devices included circuit switches, remote fault indicators, and smart relays. In addition, an enterprise service bus was installed to provide the interface to the meter data management system, customer information system, and the outage management system.

Contact Information

John Pellegrino
Principal Electrical Engineer
City of Anaheim

Recipient: City of Anaheim
HQ State: California
Total Budget: $11,068,415
Federal Share: $5,368,182
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Targeted Benefits:
  • Reduced Meter Reading Costs
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs
  • Increased Electricity Service Reliability and Power Quality
  • Deferred Investment in Distribution Capacity Expansion
  • Reduced Costs from Equipment Failures and Distribution Line losses
  • Reduced Ancillary Service Costs

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