ComEd Recognized as Most Resilient Power Grid in the U.S. With 2022 ReliabilityOne® Award
Reliability work also recognized with ReliabilityOne® award for Outstanding Reliability Performance in the Midwest Metropolitan Service Area
The ReliabilityOne® Award is presented to a company that has optimized system resiliency efforts, worked to mitigate climate change impacts on its system, and integrated planning efforts including reliability and grid modernization initiatives.
“We are grateful to be recognized for the positive impact our investments in a reliable and resilient power grid have delivered for customers,” said
ComEd has made investments to harden its system and bring greater resiliency during severe weather and other events. The company has also introduced advanced technology like a first-of-its-kind superconductor technology installation, connecting two substations, that provides additional resilience to families and businesses should one of the substations be impacted by extreme weather or other threats.
Recent benchmarking also shows that ComEd has the top reliability of any utility in the
At the same time, the electric company has achieved industry-leading value with an average bill lower than 49 of 50 states, based on an analysis of the latest information from the
“Grid sustainability continues to be a major issue that the industry must takemore seriously,” said
All utilities operating dense electric delivery networks in
After provisional recipients are selected, each company undergoes a certification process, which provides an independent review and confirmation of the policies, processes and systems used to collect, analyze and report a company's reliability results.
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PA Consulting’s ReliabilityOne® awards are presented to electric utilities providing their customers with the highest levels of reliability in the industry. PA Consulting’s ReliabilityOne® study is based on standard industry reliability statistics that measure the frequency and duration of electric power outages. ReliabilityOne® participants on average experienced 35% fewer sustained outages, and outages were 50% shorter than the average US investor owned utility.
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