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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
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
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
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
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
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
The Smart Grid, a technological upgrade to the nation's electricity infrastructure equivalent to switching from rotary phones to cell phones, could transform consumer outlook on energy use, but first has some major obstacles to overcome.
Date: 07/27/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Smart Grid
GE plans to be a major producer of smart grid appliances and hopes to receive large government subsidies for their efforts.
Date: 07/26/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Smart Grid
The smart grid is gaining momentum fast as $4.5 billion in grants is issued in the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act.
Date: 07/23/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Smart Grid
The smart grid, the convergence of three industries - power, communications, and IT, has received huge interest with many large companies recently.
Date: 07/23/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Smart Grid

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