SDG&E Pushes the Envelope on Cutting Outages : Greentech Media

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All that sunshine doesn’t stop San Diego from investing heavily in reducing outages.


“Advanced metering infrastructure lets us know fourteen minutes before the first customer call,” he said, “and there’s even more savings on top of that if it’s a breaker.” He noted that sometimes the utility has a crew on site before the first customer even calls.


The smart meters can also be used to manage and monitor power flow with a level of granularity that was not possible before. That visibility allows for better planned outages, said Romero.

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