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Mississippi Power, a subsidiary of the Southern Company serves in 23 counties of southeast Mississippi. The company’s smart grid and advanced metering initiative began in 2008 for customers of Southern Company's electric utility subsidiaries Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power and Mississippi Power. The company is installing about 4,500 meters each day [1, 2].
The program utilizes Sensus FlexNet advanced metering infrastructure network, that allows remote meter reading, 2-way communication between the company and its customers, outage detection and remote connects and disconnects [1, 2].