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Talquin Electric Cooperative

SmartGrid Program

Abstract

Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s (TECI's) Smart Grid program involved the installation of advanced metering, communications infrastructure, distribution automation equipment, and customer systems. The project implemented two-way communication that enables customers to view their energy consumption at their convenience through customer systems and web portals.

Contact Information

RaSarah Browder
Grant Administrator
Talquin Electric Cooperative
rasarah@talquinelectric.com



Recipient Team Project Web Site: www.talquinelectric.com/tecmeters.aspx

At-A-Glance
Recipient: Talquin Electric Cooperative (SmartGrid Program)
HQ State: Florida
NERC Region: FRCC
Total Budget: $16,200,000
Federal Share: $8,100,000
 
Funding Program:
Project Type:
 
Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Reduced Meter Reading Costs
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs
  • Increased Electric Service Reliability
  • Reduced Electricity Costs for Customers
  • Reduced Costs from Distribution Line Losses, Equipment Failures, and Theft
  • Deferred Investment in Distribution Capacity Expansion
  • Reduced Truck Fleet Fuel Usage
  • Reduced Greenhouse Gas and Criteria Pollutant Emissions