Duquesne Light Company has selected the following finalists to share the Phase 2 prize money of $200,000 and move on to Phase 3: Live Field Testing-Pilot Deployment. The finalists are:


  • Shining a Light on Duquesne’s Underground Cables, submitted by Hyperion
  • Out the pit: Smart Cable Guard monitors the grid , submitted by SCG


Next the finalist teams will participate in Phase 3: Live Field Testing-Pilot Deployment. The Finalists will be invited to install their solution to monitor a live circuit in the DLC grid or other appropriate location for a period of a minimum of 90 days. 


Congratulations once again to our finalists! Stay tuned as we update you on the progress of this challenge.