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Electric Solutions Partners

 
 
 

Empowering Electric Cooperatives 

As we scout grid-related technologies, we find best-in-breed partners who have developed a solution that we know will benefit electric cooperatives. When we do, we work with those companies to create an opportunity that’s tailored to our members’ unique needs and those of the rural communities they serve.

Sensus
  • Powerful two-way AMI primary licensed RF system that communicates long distances with minimal infrastructure.
  • All smart grid functions under one umbrella including; AMI, Home Automation, Demand Response and Distribution Automation.
  • Sensus iCon™ line of smart meters include two-way command and control, outage detection, time-of-use with five-minute interval data for C&I, 15-minute interval data for residential, power-fail and restore notices, under the glass 200A remote disconnect option, hot socket and tamper detection and over-the-air re-programmability.
Exacter
  • Power outage avoidance using predictive-based analytics and technology.
  • Identify conditions on your system that are putting your customers at risk.
  • Visualize specific locations and components in need of repair.
  • Benchmark results for continuous system improvement.
Socore Energy
  • One of the nation’s leading solar companies that develops, builds and operates innovative commercial solar energy installations.
  • Low-cost, high-performance and member-focused installations matched to the specific needs of each cooperative, including 1-3MW community-level and larger (up to 10MW) utility-scale projects.
  • Can be integrated with storage and energy management.
  • Part of Edison International, which brings substantial balance sheet and tax-equity financing to improve capital efficiency.
Ten K Solar
  • Efficient and reliable solar energy system for commercial, residential and utility use.
  • The Redundant Array of Integrated Solar (RAIS™) configuration solves a number of problems with traditional photovoltaic (PV) systems, including issues with affordability, shade and installation.
  • Addition of the SolarMat™ reflector nearly doubles energy output by capturing sunlight that would otherwise fall to the ground.
Clevest
  • Automate virtually any utility field work activity, improve response times to outages and other field work requests, and increase productivity, safety, accuracy and customer service.
  • Create real-time visibility into your field operations, increase safety and productivity of field operations, improve outage response time and control fleet costs, while reducing fuel consumption and emissions.
  • Streamline the meter deployment process and improves data accuracy.
Utility Navigator
  • Custom GIS data map overlay on a navigation device provides precise navigable route to any pole, meter, transformer, etc.
  • Expanded functions that include searching and routing by customer and facility IDs.
    Voice navigation to your electric facilities offers improved safety and allowing crews to keep their eyes on the road.
  • Fleet Management Interface allows drivers and dispatchers to work together to improve customer response, optimize fleet resources and save fuel.
Solectek
  • Point-to-point and multi-point wireless communications solutions at a fraction of the cost of wired alternatives.
  • Licensed and unlicensed bands.
  • Licensed Microwave Products 6, 11, 18, and 23 GHZ.
GE MDS
  • Low-cost data communications systems from GE MDS that seamlessly transmit data for applications like: substation communications networks, SCADA, AMI backhaul and distribution automation.
  • Supports point-to-multipoint and point-to-point topologies, as well as hardware to support serial and Ethernet communications.
  • GE MDS offers unlicensed ISM-band products and licensed products in the 150, 220, 450 and 900 MHz bands.
Pulse Broadband
  • Turnkey services to design, build and operate a fiber network or FTTH service.
  • Detailed financial feasibility analysis with costs, ROI and cash-flow estimates based on variables specific to your market.
  • More than 4,000 miles of fiber deployment and $150 million in FTTH projects.
Entek
  • Advanced two-way Demand Response switches, including two-way Sensus Flexnet load control solutions.
  • Narrowband VHF and FM broadcast load control solutions.
  • Door replacement options for legacy Scientific Atlanta installed base.
Exede
  • Up to 12 Mbps download and 10 GB monthly data allowance.
  • Innovative web acceleration technology, making web browsing faster.
  • #1 in terms of delivering the speeds it promised – according to the FCC.
  • A solid business opportunity for telcos – to complete your build-out and offer service in CLEC areas.
 
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