Long Island Power Authority Smart Grid Demonstration Project

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The Long Island Power Authority Smart Grid Demonstration Project is a U.S. Department of Energy Smart Grid Demonstration Project which is based in Uniondale, New York.

Overview

Partner with two branches of the State University of New York (SUNY) to create a Smart Energy Corridor along the Route 110 business corridor, involving 800 customers. The project will demonstrate the intergration of a suite of Smart Grid technologies on the distribution and consumer systems, such as smart meters, distribution automation, distributed energy resources, and electric vehicle charging stations. The projecct will also include testing cybersecurity systems, identifying the optimal combination of features to encourage consumer participation, and educating the public about the tools and techniques available with the Smart Grid.

References

  1. ARRA Smart Grid Demonstration Projects