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New York Utility Starts Three-Year Smart Grid Pilot

Matt Ball on August 22, 2013 - in Electric Grid, Energy

Pearl River, N.Y.-based Orange and Rockland Utilities Inc. (O&R) has begun a three-year, $7.3 million smart grid pilot program. According to the company, the program is designed to improve overall electric system reliability for more than 25,000 O&R customers.

The project focuses on 14 circuits that serve all or part of the following Rockland County communities: Suffern, Spring Valley, Chestnut Ridge, Monsey, New Square, Kaser, New Hempstead, Nanuet, Tallman, Montebello, New City, Bardonia, West Nyack and Nyack. The utility will equip those circuits with smart grid communication switches and other intelligent devices.

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