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Verizon and Qualcomm have announced a joint initiative to deliver a wireless monitoring system for the smart grid.
Date: 07/29/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
Smart grid systems gain support as pilot programs provide data about the reliability of these decentralized energy distribution grids.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
GE’s Juan de Bedout gives a tour of the smart grid system from generation to distribution to consumption. The smart grid would allow large appliances to only run during off-peak times when electricity is the cheapest.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: Video
Technologies: Smart Grid
Smart grids have the potential to usurer in a distributed electricity grid, but must learn from the mistakes of cities that have already attempted to do this.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: Blog
Britain is looking to create up to four "smart grid cities" to test the widespread applications of smart grid energy technology.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: News
More utilities are seeking funding from the Department of Energy to begin implementing a smart grid to make consumers more aware of the energy they use.
Date: 08/05/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
General Electric could have cornered the smart grid market but failed to pursue the technology. Now that other competitors are present, GE is investing heavily in the technology.
Date: 08/07/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Smart Grid
Cisco is increasingly investing in smart grid technology via a backdoor route, selling data center hardware to electric utilities.
Date: 08/07/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
Utilities will be hesitant to implement the smart grid since it is an expensive technology and it will reduce their ability to sell their core product, electricity.
Date: 08/11/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
Sprint is investing in smart grid technology to eventually supply utilities with advanced telecommunications products, data services, and secure IT solutions.
Date: 08/12/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Smart Grid

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