Bangor Hydro-Electric Company (BHE) a member of the New England Power Pool, has signed a contract with Distribution Control Systems, Inc. for full system deployment of an AMR system using DCSI's Two-Way Automatic Communication System (TWACS®). The contract calls for installation of the patented TWACS system and 110,000 advanced meters. Deployment objectives include collection of daily energy usage data from BHE’s residential, commercial and industrial customers. Other expected benefits include improvements to outage management, and BHE will be able to access data indicating how well the distribution system is performing.