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Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Smart Grid Regional Demonstration


Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is collaborating with a consortium of research institutions to develop new Smart Grid technologies, quantify costs and benefits, validate new models, and create prototypes to be adapted nationally. The project consists of four broad initiatives, including:

Contact Information

David Szucs
Project Manager
National Energy Technology Laboratory
626 Cochrans Mill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236-0940

Marcelo Di Paolo
Smart Grid Program Director
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
111 North Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012-2607
(213) 367-1388

Recipient: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
HQ State: California
NERC Region:
Total Budget: $120,560,000
Federal Share: $60,280,000
Funding Program:
Project Type:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Electricity costs reduced
  • Lower peak demand
  • Greenhouse gas emissions decreased
  • Energy security strengthened

The Department of Energy's Office of Electricity (OE) recognizes that our nation's sustained economic prosperity, quality of life, and global competitiveness depends on an abundance of secure, reliable, and affordable energy resources. OE leads the Department of Energy's efforts to ensure a resilient, and flexible electricity system in the United States. Learn more about OE >>

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