He adds, "Specifically SGIG
awardees, other pilot programs, smaller cooperative and municipalities can now test pre-paid utility service, time-of-use, multiple rate structures, smart meters and smart grid technologies quickly and inexpensively.
The infusion of SGIG funds would allow UI to significantly ramp up a number of programs designed to:
The investment of SGIG funds would enable UI to speed up the installation of advanced meters that maintain a continuous, two-way connection between the utility and its customers.
In October 2009, the DOE awarded a matching grant to SRP under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's SGIG
Total funding for the SGIG program is approximately $3.
The overall purpose of the SGIG program is to accelerate the modernization of the nation's electric transmission and distribution systems and promote investments in smart grid technologies, tools, and techniques which increase flexibility, functionality, interoperability, cyber-security, situational awareness, and operational efficiency.
Sierra Gigante, which trades on the NQB "pink sheets" as SGIG
, has 11.
Especially with the SGIG
(Smart Grid Investment Grant Program) we are experiencing growth in market demand and level of interest in our products and solutions," said Konrad Linckh, director of the LIOS New Jersey office.
In the SGIG
application, the Arcadian Network would be utilized to build smart grid communications on the backbone of a 700 MHz wireless IP network.
Honeywell is also helping other organizations with projects tied to the SGIGs