Burbank Water and Power Smart Grid Program Master Schedule


Burbank Water and Power’s (BWP) Smart Grid Program comprehensively and securely integrates multiple intelligent Smart Grid infrastructure systems and control processes, modernizing BWP’s electrical energy delivery systems.

Primary components include communication systems, advanced metering infrastructure, smart grid control systems, distribution automation, and demand management and control. Funding for the program included a $20 million grant received by BWP as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and a $1 million grant from the California Energy Commission.

Project Details

Location: Burbank, CA

Client: Burbank Water and Power

Project Cost: $50.9 million

Project Responsibilities

Project Management

Project Controls

Project Scheduling

Budget Analysis

Quality Assurance

Liaison and Coordination with Regulatory Agencies

KDG’s Responsibilities

KDG provided project controls support, including creating the master program schedule utilizing Microsoft Project. The firm also provided assistance to BWP in interfacing with state and federal agencies, including the US Department of Energy.