Smart Grid Steals the Spotlight

Drucker, Elliott
January 2010
Wireless Week;Jan2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p24
Trade Publication
In this article the author discusses the advantages of Smart Grid in the U.S. He cites issues that can be addressed by the Smart Grid including the greenhouse gasses emitted by coal-fired power plants, the shift in transportation energy use and the inefficiency of existing grids. He explores the significant role of wireless data communication in running the Smart Grid. He highlights the need for electric utilities to be equally smart to contend with the Smart Grid.


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