Cases & Deals

OG&E receives Smart Grid Investment Grant for $130 million

Clients OGE Energy Corp.

Jones Day represented OG&E on its Smart Grid Investment Grant for $130 million from the U.S. Department of Energy. OG&E's grant was part of $3.4 billion for smart grid investments authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The team counseled OG&E on DOE and Recovery Act standards and regulations, negotiated the terms and conditions of OG&E's smart grid grant agreement with DOE, and prepared a standard form addendum for purchase orders issued by the client for procurements involved in OG&E's smart grid project.