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Knoxville Utilities Board

Knoxville Smart Grid Community Project


The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) Knoxville Smart Grid Community project deployed advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and distribution automation assets. The project achieved better power quality and reactive power management with fault current indicators and volt-ampere reactive (VAR) control at substations.

Contact Information

Eric Greene
Business Management Analyst
Knoxville Utilities Board

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Recipient: Knoxville Utilities Board
HQ State: Tennessee
Total Budget: $7,479,461
Federal Share: $3,585,022
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Targeted Benefits:
  • Reduced Electricity Costs for Customers
  • Reduced Meter Reading Costs
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs
  • Reduced Costs from Theft and Distribution Line Losses
  • Improved Electric Service Reliability and Power Quality
  • Reduced Truck Fleet Fuel Usage
  • Reduced Greenhouse Gas and Criteria Pollutant Emissions

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