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Midwest Energy

Relay Replacement for Knoll Substation

Abstract

Midwest Energy, Inc. (Midwest) deployed new communications equipment and smart relays at its Knoll substation. These relays included synchrophasor measurement technologies that increase grid operators’ visibility of bulk power system conditions in near-real time, enable earlier detection of problems that threaten grid stability or cause outages, and facilitate sharing of information with neighboring control areas.

Contact Information

Todd Gabel
Senior Accountant
Midwest Energy, Inc.
tgabel@mwenergy.com

At-A-Glance
Recipient: Midwest Energy (Relay Replacement for Knoll Substation)
HQ State: Kansas
NERC Region: SPP
Total Budget: $1,424,514
Federal Share: $712,257
 
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Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Reduced Wide-scale Blackouts
  • Increased Electric Service Reliability
  • Reduced Truck Fleet Fuel Usage
  • Reduced Greenhouse Gas and Criteria Pollutant Emissions