in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

New Mexico-based Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) has chosen Fujitsu Network Communications Inc. to implement a fiber-to-the-home project. The broadband network will cover 2,951 square miles in northern New Mexico counties Taos, Colfax and Rio Arriba.

According to Fujitsu, the project will lay the groundwork for KCEC's planned smart grid, which will feature advanced metering infrastructure and real-time detection of power outages.

Fujitsu notes that KCEC received $64 million in funding from the U.S. Rural Utilities Service.

Hybrid Energy Innovations

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Latest Top Stories

Two Years After Superstorm Sandy, Utilities Highlight Grid Efforts

As the U.S. reflects on the monster hurricane that struck in October 2012, utilities note what they have done to help protect against future severe weather.


USDA Invests $1.4 Billion To Boost Rural Grids Around The Country

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more loan guarantees for rural power companies and renewable energy firms in 21 states.


SPP Raises Concerns About EPA's Proposed Clean Power Plan

Stakeholders around the U.S. are mulling over the Environmental Protection Agency's blueprint to cut emissions from existing power plants. The Southwest Power Pool has released its assessment of the plan.


Comverge, Constellation To Merge Demand Response Businesses

The two companies have announced a deal to combine their DR operations serving commercial and industrial customers and establish a new, standalone entity.


Grid-Scale Energy Storage Continues Making Inroads

A new report from Navigant Research highlights the biggest markets and most popular technologies for grid-scale energy storage.

S&C Electric_id176
edf_id180