Tag: smart grid

Introduction to the Smart Grid, Pt. 2

 What are the barriers to implementation?  As with any other large-scale and highly disruptive, proposed change, smart grids have faced opposition throughout the nation.  Challengers to the technology have cited a number of issues—in general, relatively valid issues—to back up

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Introduction to the Smart Grid, Pt. 1

Here at the University of Texas, we are hosting one of our nation’s smart grid research groups, The Pecan Street Project.  I had the chance to hear members of the team present a couple of times recently, and the work

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