Examples and case studies

Neptune’s R450 System Helps Get Feet Off the Streets of Laredo

Fri, 2014-12-05 13:33 -- SCC Staff
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With a population of 235,000 and growing, there are many more streets in Laredo, Texas than during its frontier past. And that was a problem for the city's utility department. It was walking those streets to read 67,543 water meters – which took a staff of 10 nearly a month. Learn what happened after Laredo started installing Neptune Technology Group's automated R450 System.

Canada’s First Utility-Scale Energy Storage System Islands Remote Town During Outages

Mon, 2014-08-18 06:41 -- SCC Staff
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Nestled in the Canadian Rockies, the remote town of Field relies on one 25-kV distribution feeder, provided by BC Hydro, to supply its 300 residents with power. But providing reliable power to Field is challenging. Read about the solution that Council Lead Partner S&C Electric deployed -- and the extra benefits that came with it (including helping BC Hydro get half of the project funding from Natural Resources Canada).

Brutally Cold Winter Can’t Stop Completion of Wisconsin’s First Utility-Scale Solar Energy Project

Mon, 2014-08-18 06:25 -- SCC Staff
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With a local developer intent on building Wisconsin's first utility-scale solar farm in the city of Jefferson, a couple of major obstacles had to be overcome. Read how Council Lead Partner S&C Electric stepped in to help get the job done -- during the second coldest winter in Wisconsin history -- and completed the 1-megawatt solar farm two weeks ahead of schedule.

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