CenterPoint Energy smart grid investment delivers benefits for consumers, environment
Five years after receiving one of only six $200 million Smart Grid Investment Grants awarded by the United States Department of Energy (DOE), CenterPoint Energy (NYSE: CNP) continues to deliver valuable benefits to consumers and the environment through the company’s Advanced Metering System (AMS) and Intelligent Grid (IG). Since beginning installation of the AMS in 2009 and construction of the IG in 2010, CenterPoint Energy has achieved several notable milestones including:
Executing 10,898,256 electronic service orders (e.g. turn on/off service), resulting in:
Vehicle fuel savings of 1,023,774 gallons
Avoidance of 9,098 metric tons of CO2 emissions,
Restoring power to 1,120,754 customers without a phone call, and
Avoiding 101,330,000 customer outage minutes.
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