M2M's High-Profile Role with the Smart Grid

Ramsay, Maisie
July 2009
Wireless Week;7/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the state of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology in the U.S. It highlights the significant role of M2M technology in the move of the Department of Energy to improve the development and deployment of a smart electricity grid in the country. It also explores the benefits of using M2M technology which include helping the agency to monitor the grid and allowing utilities to shift between energy sources.


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