John McClenny, Special Projects Director
Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is an integrated system of smart meters, communications networks, and data management systems that enables two-way communication between utilities and customers.
This project includes replacing approximately 20,900 electric meters with smart meters and 18,000 water meter radios.
Anticipated Date (Pilot Project Completion): December 2020
Anticipated Date (Full System Construction): July 2022
Key benefits of the AMI system include:
Provides utility customers with secure access to hourly water and electric usage and other information via the web.
Remote operation and monitoring of electric and water meters and provide efficient utility billing.
Provides hourly meter consumption reports. These are a valuable tool for Customer Service when assisting a customer with billing questions.
Provides analysis that can be used to predict and report if a customer has a water leak.
Will notify electric personnel immediately if a customer’s power is out without anyone calling it in.
Year Funded: FY2019
Funding Sources: Electric Rate Stabilization Fund & the Water Capital Fund
Electric Utility: $4,116,000
Water Resources: $4,823,000
Expenditures to Date: $600,000
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Content last reviewed 06.02.2020