Modesto Irrigation District

Smart Grid Deployment and Installation Project


The Modesto Irrigation District’s (MID’s) Smart Grid Deployment and Installation project involved installation of an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system, a meter data management system (MDMS), and a web portal to enable customers to better manage their electricity consumption and costs. The smart meter deployment covered the Mountain House Development, a single isolated area with 3,348 customer sites. The project also included installation of distribution automation (DA) equipment for 45 of 120 circuits and deployment of a distribution management system (DMS).

Contact Information

Ed Franciosa
Interim Assistant General Manager, Transmission and Distribution
Modesto Irrigation District


Recipient: Modesto Irrigation District (Smart Grid Deployment and Installation Project)
HQ State: California
Total Budget: $3,495,107
Federal Share: $1,493,149
Funding Program:
Project Type:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Reduced Meter Reading Costs
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs
  • Improved Electric Service Reliability and Power Quality
  • Reduced Costs from Line Losses
  • Reduced Truck Fleet Fuel Usage
  • Reduced Greenhouse Gas and Criteria Pollutant Emissions