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City of Auburn, IN Smart Grid Project
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Lead Organization:
City of Auburn, IN
HQ Location:
Auburn, Indiana
Project Contact Information:
Name:
 Rod Sibery
Email:
 rlsibery@spectrumeng.com
Address:

210 East 9th Street
Auburn, IN 46706-2360

 
Project Summary:

City of Auburn SmartGRID project involves a city-wide deployment of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and implementation of distribution automation equipment, which includes circuit switches, capacitors, voltage regulators, fault indicators, smart relays, and equipment sensors. The City of Auburn (Auburn) expects the smart meters to reduce meter-reading costs, lower vehicle emissions, and enable advanced electric services for its customers. These services include an enhanced Web portal and the introduction of time-based rate programs. Overall, the project aims to reduce operations and maintenance costs, improve reliability, reduce outage duration, reduce peak loads, and reduce overall energy usage across the Auburn’s service territory.

Equipment:

- 7,109 Smart Meters
- AMI Communication Systems
--- Meter Communications Network
--- Backhaul Communications
- Meter Data Management Systems
- Enhancing Existing Customer Web Portal
- Distribution Automation Equipment for 10 out of 24 Circuits
--- Distribution Management System
--- DA Communications Network
--- SCADA Communications Network
--- Automated Distribution Circuit Switches
--- Automated Capacitors

Targeted Benefits:

- Reduced Electricity Costs for Customers
- Reduced Meter Reading Costs
- Improved Electric Service Reliability
- Reduced Costs from Theft

 
Additional Information:

For more information about the project, please refer to:
- http://www.smartgrid.gov/project/city_auburn_smartgrid_project

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