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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 9 Issue 4
Most people consider the concept of automatic meter reading (AMR) to be a phenomenon of the 1990s. This notion is largely accurate because that is when most installations occurred, but, in actuality, the very first AMR installations began in the 1940s using increasingly popular and available telephone technology.
It has become a common practice in recent years for utilities to defer vegetation management plans, figuring that putting off tree pruning and herbicide applications for a few years is a small sacrifice to make to improve the bottom line.
In February 1996, Oklahoma City's monthly high temperature hit a record of 92 degrees, awakening residential and commercial air conditioning systems throughout the city to cool down the unusually hot temperatures.
Rio Grande Cooperative (RGEC) in Brackettville, Texas, provides electric service to more than 10,000 meters across Texas and New Mexico.
In California, the state's utility commission and large investor-owned utilities such as Southern California Edison (SCE) have a common interest: ensuring electric reliability.
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