About Smart Grid Technology
Smart Grid technology is an advanced electricity delivery system capable of two-way communications between consumers and the electric supplier. Smart grid modernizes the traditional grid enabling response to energy-use patterns, system overload sensing, and power rerouting to prevent or minimize a potential outages. It will operate cooperatively in aligning the goals of utilities, consumers and regulators.
NIPSCO and Smart Grid
NIPSCO has been conducting formal studies to determine the feasibility of implementing Smart Grid technology. A significant financial investment is required for Smart Grid technology. NIPSCO wants to be certain that any investment results in an appropriate benefit for its customers. NIPSCO is reviewing Smart Grid’s appropriateness for NIPSCO and its customers.