155 North 400 West, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Western Electricity Coordinating Council, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been awarded $53.9 million in funding to develop a smarter energy grid starting from 2010. The U.S. Department of Energy selected Western Electricity Coordinating Council as one of 100 companies to receive federal stimulus funds as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The stimulus funds are used to install over 250 phasor measurement units across the Western Interconnection and create a communications system to collect data for real-time situational awareness. Improve integrated systems operation across 11 utility organizations and in all or part of 14 western states, enhancing reliability and reducing energy loss.