Lake Country Power completes AMI deployment

Grand Rapids, MN, Mar. 12, 2008 — Lake Country Power has successfully deployed a full two-way automated metering infrastructure (AMI) to its entire service territory covering more than 10,000 square miles in northern Minnesota.

“We wanted a system that could be installed in all 39 of our substations, with the capability to handle more than 60,000 meter reads and remotely monitor our substation equipment,” said Rick Lemonds, general manager of Lake Country Power.

The AMI system will integrate with Lake Country Power’s existing billing and outage management software allowing for the automatic generation of monthly billing statements and verification of outage events and restoration. Lake Country Power anticipates savings using the system to verify load management commands sent to its load control receivers.

Want to stay Current? Listen to Currents: The Energy News Podcast brought to you by Utility Automation & Engineering T&D and Electric Light & Power online. For a list of all available episodes, click here and start listening today. And for more news and exclusive features from Utility Automation & Engineering T&D and Electric Light & Power online, please click here.

Previous articleFERC approves plans to strengthen New York ICAP market
Next articleXcel Energy announces vision to make Boulder a smart grid city

No posts to display