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Georgia System Operations Corporation

Energy Management Infrastructure Project


The Georgia System Operations Corporation (GSOC) Energy Management Infrastructure Initiative (GEMINI) Project involved upgrades to the company’s transmission operations, communications and control systems, and new analysis tools for grid operators. The objective of the GEMINI project was to install or upgrade the infrastructure necessary to support smart grid applications deployed by GSOC’s 38 rural electric distribution cooperatives to increase the reliability, security, interoperability, and efficiency of their distribution systems. The project implemented advanced analysis software for improved monitoring, planning, and electricity cost analysis. The improvements to wide-area monitoring, visualization, and control system capabilities enable GSOC to rapidly analyze operations across its entire transmission system and automatically communicate information about disruptions or changes in power flow on the grid to its member electric cooperatives.

Contact Information

Mark Reeves
Principal Engineer
Georgia System Operations Corporation

Recipient: Georgia System Operations Corporation
HQ State: Georgia
Total Budget: $14,344,974
Federal Share: $6,456,500
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Targeted Benefits:
  • Improved System Reliability
  • Improved Operational Awareness and Efficiency
  • Enhanced Protection from Cyber Attacks

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