Cleco Power, LLC

Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

Abstract

Cleco Power’s (Cleco’s) advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) project involved the deployment of nearly 285,000 new meters, covering all of Cleco’s residential, commercial, and small industrial customers. Meter communications are supported through a secure,   scalable radio frequency network infrastructure including 75 collectors and 3,134 routers. A newly deployed meter data management system (MDMS) collects and processes meter data.

Contact Information

Dean Sikes, Program Manager
Cleco Power LLC
Dean.Sikes@cleco.com

At-A-Glance
Recipient: Cleco Power, LLC (Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project)
HQ State: Louisiana
NERC Region: SERC
Total Budget: $61,786,724
Federal Share: $20,000,000
 
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Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Reduced Meter Reading Costs
  • Reduced Truck Fleet Fuel Usage
  • Reduced Costs from Theft
  • Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions