Smart grid and system improvements help customers avoid millions of customer interruptions – resulting in over $1 billion in societal savings.
Since 2012, ComEd has been implementing smart grid and other systemimprovements across its territory to strengthen and modernize the grid – and those investments are paying off for customers with record reliability. In 2015, ComEd customers experienced a 12 percent reduction in the frequency of outages compared to 2014 and nearly 25 percent since investments began. During that same time, the duration of outages has been reduced by 42 percent. The smart grid law passed by the Illinois General Assembly in 2011 opened the doors for ComEd to modernize its 100-year old system, improving reliability while enhancing economic development in Illinois and building smart infrastructure for the future.
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