Outsmarting Storms in Chattanooga

Through a DOE Smart Grid Investment Grant, EPB secured funding to accelerate the modernization of their power infrastructure, including:


  • a fiber optic network as the primary means of communication for allsmart grid equipment,
  • an advanced metering infrastructure system that included thedeployment of approximately 175,000 smart meters,
  • an energy management web portal, and
  • distribution automation equipment for nearly all of EPB’s customers