25 Feb '16, 4pm

Congratulations to Chattanooga for blazing the trail with PEER!

Last week, Chattanooga’s smart grid, operated by EPB, became the first major utility to earn PEER certification. Amid the excitements and events, PEER was on hand celebrating performance, efficiency and customer value in the energy market. Owned and administered by GBCI , PEER is modeled after LEED as a comprehensive framework for defining, assessing and verifying the overall sustainable performance of electricity delivery system design and operations. Who is EPB? EPB is one of the largest publicly owned electric distributors in the country, serving about 170,000 homes and businesses in the greater Chattanooga area. It has seen a 60 percent increase in reliability as the result of its smart grid investment, $111 million of which came from a Department of Energy grant. Since EPB’s customers have been prone to weather-related outages in the past, a major goal of investing in...

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