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August 28, 2021

Georgia Smart Grid Project, Georgia Power, US

By Carmen

The Georgia Smart Grid Project, Georgia Power is a smart grid project located in Georgia, US. The installation of the project began in 2009 and the project was commissioned in 2014.

Description

The Georgia Smart Grid Project, Georgia Power was completed using smart grid as the technology category. It is an advanced grid infrastructure project with a rated capacity of 200MW. It is implemented in the grid service provider.

The smart grid project is owned by Georgia Power.

Georgia Smart Grid Project, Georgia Power development status

The development of Georgia Smart Grid Project, Georgia Power was started in 2009 and the commissioning was completed in 2014.

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Additional information

– Georgia Power has increased reliability due to the recent completion of a statewide smart grid improvement project conducted through a multiyear Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) awarded by the Department of Energy (DOE).
– Through the project, Georgia Power has been able to create 73 self-healing networks made up of 174 feeders. Self-healing networks that can automatically isolate problems and restore power to unaffected areas have helped decrease service disruptions.
– The improvements have had a direct impact on customer reliability including faster recognition of outages and outage locations, improved restoration times when service is interrupted, increased efficiency of the grid and optimized grid operations.

About General Electric

General Electric Co (GE) is an industrial conglomerate. It provides a range of industrial, infrastructure and financial products and services. The company offers a wide range of products and services, ranging from aircraft engines, power generation and oil and gas production equipment to medical imaging, financing and industrial products. By integrating its engineering capabilities with software and analytics, GE assists companies in securing efficient, reliable and safe work environment. It also offers a comprehensive range of financial services to its customers. The company serves customers in North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa and other regions; and has manufacturing facilities across the world. GE is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the US.

Methodology

All publicly-announced smart grid projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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