News: Portfolio 2008

BPL Global Collaborates with JCP&L a FirstEnergy Company

BPL Global Provides Integrated DER Solution to FirstEnergy Subsidiary JCP&L

Pilot program to be deployed by JCP&L

PITTSBURGH; PA – July 15, 2008 – BPL Global®, Ltd. (BPLG), a smart grid technologycompany dedicated to leading the transformation of energy and information delivery, has collaborated with Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp., to deploy an Integrated Distributed Energy Resource (DER)management system to demonstrate energy efficiency and reliability as well as customersatisfaction in JCP&L’s service area.


The project combines JCP&L distribution design and operations expertise with BPLG software solutions and device technology. The Integrated DER project will deliver a projected eight megawatts of direct load control consisting of five megawatts from about3,500 residential customers