Kurt Yeager

Feb. 13, 2009

What's a Smart Grid?

There's been plenty of attention paid in recent weeks to the idea of rebuilding our nation's electric infrastructure using new technologies. But just what is a 'smart grid,' how would one work, and is the idea realistic?

electricity, energy, power, smart grid

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