Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company Complete Three-Year Grid Modernization Project in Ashtabula County
Oct. 6, 2022
Ohio Edison and The Illuminating Company are completing smart grid upgrades across Ashtabula County to help prevent or minimize the length of service disruptions, particularly during severe weather. The work includes installation of new, automated equipment and technology in substations and along power lines serving nearly 18,000 customers in parts of Ashtabula, Austinburg, Andover, Geneva and nearby areas. Upgrades began in 2020 under the company’s initial three-year portfolio of grid modernization work.