Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, located in Carmel, Indiana, has been awarded $17 million in funding to develop a smarter energy grid. The U.S. Department of Energy selected Midwest Independent Transmission as one of 100 companies to receive federal stimulus funds as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The project started in 2010 which will use the stimulus funds to install, test, integrate and monitor 150 phasor measurement units in strategic locations across the Midwest on independent transmissions system operators, thus improving the energy dispatching, system reliability and planning capabilities.
, 165 Phasor Data Concentrators
, 25 Phasor Measurement Units