Where’s the Smart Grid?

For over a decade, utilities and regulators have been talking about replacing our century-old electrical grid with a so-called “smart grid.” That grid was supposed to increase reliability and operating efficiency, while reducing labor and making better use of available generating capacity. When will it arrive? What will it actually deliver? What barriers to implementation still stand in the way? We’ll show you.

Although there has been talk of it for years, many Americans are not fully aware of what the Smar.....

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