Smart Grid, Smart Bet?

Fugazy, Danielle
July 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;7/6/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p21
The article focuses on the plan of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to establish a smart grid or meters to be installed in the homes of U.S. households as part of the stimulus package. In addition, the U.S. Department of Energy has decided to increase its grant awards to 200 million U.S. dollars. Also cited are some factors that could contribute to the new energy landscape, including the percentage of the U.S. population that had used a smart meter and the large sum of money needed to make the smart grid plan possible.


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