Field Area Networks for Grid Modernization Presentation

Join Chris Campbell, Sr. Director Grid Modernization from Salt River Project (SRP), at DistribuTECH 2019 for an invitation-only presentation on Field Area Networks for Grid Modernization – from Concept to Deployment.

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When: Wednesday 6th February
Time: 1pm
Location: Room 391 – Third Floor – Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Refreshments: New Orleans style dessert of beignets, croissants and coffee
Hosts: MiMOMax Wireless


To Register, please fill the form below – seating limited to 50 attendees.

Project Summary

As part of the evolution of their grid, Salt River Project required a new communications network for centralized monitoring and control of their distributed power and water systems.  SRP selected MiMOMax Wireless to design a private and secure Field Area Network which would provide coverage and functionality for a large scale network of thousands of endpoints across the greater Phoenix area.

The new communications network was required to support:

  • Connectivity to multiple SCADA, DER and DA devices;
  • Saturation coverage via multiple channels and greater frequency re-use;
  • Connection to a multitude of solar inverters to allow monitoring & control;
  • Replacement of carrier-based AMI backhaul;
  • Greater electrification throughout their service area.


“Having concluded that the 700MHz A-block provided the best option to meet our future electric grid automation needs, we defined requirements, performed an in-depth assessment of technology providers and selected MiMOMax Wireless for the platform to build our Field Area Network (FAN).  MiMOMax demonstrated both superior technology and the ability to offer a holistic approach where we could proactively and securely manage the network.”

Chris Campbell Senior Director of Grid Modernization Services – Salt River Project


What you’ll learn at the session:

  • Hear about SRP’s long-term Grid Modernization Strategy and the importance of the Field Area Network
  • Learn about SRP’s approach to build a case for the Field Area Network
  • Discover the key factors that guide decision-making for the connected future
  • Find out how SRP overcame issues with aging infrastructure and how to turn this into a future positive
  • Plus, come indulge your sweet tooth after lunch with beignets, croissants, cookies, and coffee!


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