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Marblehead Municipal Light Department

Integrated AMI System with Real-Time Pricing Pilot Program

Abstract

The Marblehead Municipal Light Department (MMLD) project involved town-wide installation of a fully integrated advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system. MMLD deployed a two-way communications network, over 10,000 AMI meters, an energy management web portal, and demand response equipment. The project also included a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of critical peak pricing (CPP) and automated in-home load management, as well as a study of consumer behavior in response to the CPP pilot.

Contact Information

Robert V. Jolly, Jr.
General Manager
Marblehead Municipal Light District
rjolly@marbleheadelectric.com

At-A-Glance
Recipient: Marblehead Municipal Light Department (Integrated AMI System with Real-Time Pricing Pilot Program)
HQ State: Massachusetts
NERC Region: NPCC
Total Budget: $2,819,440
Federal Share: $1,346,175
 
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Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Reduced Electricity Costs for Customers
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs
  • Increased Electric Service Reliability and Power Quality
  • Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Reduced Costs from Equipment Failures, Distribution Line Losses, and Theft