For Immediate Release
Utiliworks??? Clients Win Second Consecutive
Project of the Year
The City of Ruston
Receives Smart Grid Project of the Year Award at
April 6, 2010 ???
Krakow, Poland ???The City of Ruston, LA received
the Smart Grid Project of the Year by Utility
Automation and Engineering T&D Magazine, a
division of PennWell Corporation. The awards
were announced and distributed during the
opening keynote ceremony for DistribuTECH on
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 in Tampa, Florida.
Utiliworks was a contributing party for the ???AMI
Project of the Year??? award, which was received
by the City of San Marcos. The PennWELL videos
for Project of the Year winners can be found
|From left to right: Todd
Barlow (VP/ Operations, Utiliworks);
Caraway (Public Utility Manger, City of Ruston);
Pennington, Utiliworks??? Managing Director, explains that
the City???s project fully accommodates allcritical
aspects of a smart grid as defined by
EPRI.???Incorporating all these components which cut
acrossso many technical disciplines will make this one
most aggressive and forward thinking smart
grid projectsin the U.S.,??? says Dale Pennington.
City of Ruston???s smart-grid energy management system
will develop a fully functioning Smart Grid by improving
customer systems, automating electricity distribution,
and deploying a smart meter network and data management
system, according to the DOE description of the ARRA
Smart Grid Investment Grant awarded to the City.
Metering Services Inc., based out of New Jersey,
performed the system integration and installation for
Ruston???s successful pilot program. National Metering
will continue to provide these services throughout the
continuation of Ruston???s Smart Grid project.
According to the statement of work, the City of Ruston???s
project target results include:
1,287,994 KHW renewable energy generation
reduction of 7,500 gallons
??? A 5% energy reduction
overall for customers
??? A 50% reduction of
??? An estimated community
cost savings of over $5,266,674
Caraway, Public Utility Manager for the City of Ruston
says, ???Our goal was to provide the maximum benefit for
all of our customers and the technology we???re
implementing allows us to reach everyone regardless of
From left to right: Todd
Barlow (VP/ Operations, Utiliworks); Darrell Caraway
(Public Utility Manger, City of Ruston); Dale Pennington
(Managing Director, Utiliworks)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Service Receives 2009 Best of Kearny Award
Commerce Association???s Award Plaque Honors the
June 8, 2009 --
National Metering Service has been selected for the 2009
Best of Kearny Award in the Industrial Equipment
Services category by the U.S. Commerce Association
The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award
Program recognizes outstanding local businesses
throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies
companies that they believe have achieved exceptional
marketing success in their local community and business
category. These are local companies that enhance the
positive image of small business through service to
their customers and community.
Various sources of
information were gathered and analyzed to choose the
winners in each category. The 2009 USCA Award Program
focused on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined
based on the information gathered both internally by the
USCA and data provided by third parties.
U.S. Commerce Association (USCA)
Association (USCA) is a Washington D.C. based
organization funded by local businesses operating in
towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of
USCA is to promote local business through public
relations, marketing and advertising.
The USCA was
established to recognize the best of local businesses in
their community. Our organization works exclusively with
local business owners, trade groups, professional
associations, chambers of commerce and other business
advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to be
an advocate for small and medium size businesses and
business entrepreneurs across America.