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Pepco Holdings, Inc.-DC

Smart Grid Project


The Pepco-District of Columbia Smart Grid Project in Washington, DC, involved distribution automation (DA), advanced metering infrastructure, and demand response programs that involved load control devices and time-based rates. DA included deployment of smart substation devices, automated distribution circuit reclosers/ switches, and network and substation transformer monitors.

Contact Information

Jerry Shoemaker 
Program Manager, DOE SGIG Award 
Pepco Holdings, Inc.

Recipient: Pepco Holdings, Inc.-DC (Smart Grid Project)
HQ State: District of Columbia
NERC Region: RFC
Total Budget: $92,745,331
Federal Share: $44,576,686
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Targeted Benefits:
  • Improved Electric Service Reliability and Power Quality
  • Reduced Costs from Equipment Failures and Theft
  • Reduced Greenhouse Gas and Criteria Pollutant Emissions
  • Reduced Meter Reading Costs
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs
  • Reduced Truck Fleet Fuel Usage