Smart meters -- just one of the advanced technologies being used to modernize the grid -- are helping Oklahoma businesses and home owners beat high electricity bills not only during these summer months, but year-round.
The awards pursuant to the Department of Energy’s Interconnection-wide Transmission Planning Initiative cover two broad topics. “Topic A” covers Interconnection-Level Analysis and Planning. “Topic B” covers Cooperation Among States on Electric Resource Planning and Priorities, where the states will develop input to the Topic A analyses and perform other tasks.
The Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability’s goal was to expeditiously negotiate the Smart Grid Investment Grant awards so each recipient could begin implementing their project in a timely fashion.
The Office of the General Counsel operates an email hotline for legal questions related to the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA), including the State Energy Program (SEP), Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).