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List of the smart grid grants

Smart grid grants: the list.

Here's the complete list of the 100 grants from the Department of Energy for smart grid projects. All but one state got some kind of grant. Alabama got a couple mil for one electric co-op to meter its customers. Alaska, famous for its former governoress and its shrinking ice cover, got zilch.

Some of the big grants: $164 million to a Birmingham utility; $200 mil for Florida Power and Light; another $200 mil for Baltimore Gas and Electric; $200 for Duke Energy in North Carolina; another $200 mil for Progress Energy Service Company, also in North Carolina; $138 mil for the Las Vegas utility that keeps those casino alight 24-7; $136 mil for Con Ed in New York City; $130 million for Oklahoma Gas and Electric; $200 mil for PECO Energy in Philly; the same for Center Point Energy in Houston, capital of the American petroleum industry.