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UC Santa Barbara professor Igor Mezic along with Yoshihiko Susuki from Kyoto University can predict future massive instabilities in the power grid and make power outages a thing of the past.
Date: 12/13/2013
Type: News
Tags: UCSB
Green Economy blogger Jeremy Gross discusses current smart grid trends.
Date: 07/07/2010
Type: Article, Blog
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
The Commerce Department reveals the first 77 smart grid standards along with gaps and priorities to be addressed. A final report is expected to be released by the end of the year.
Date: 09/24/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Smart Grid
As part of his We Can't Wait Initiative, President Obama announced seven solar and wind projects that will be expedited. Together these projects will produce 5,000MW of clean energy. Two of these projects are in California.
Date: 08/07/2012
Type: Article
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 grid
The first step in the process of launching a successful global smart grid is the development of next-generation smart grid standards.
Date: 09/22/2010
Type: Article
The electricity delivery system is outdated and far behind similar technologies in other industries. The smart grid can digitize the energy infrastructure the way credit cards have digitized the personal monetary exchange system.
Date: 03/03/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Smart Grid
Europe is going to be the next big market for smart meters -- and Germany, the continent’s most populous nation, could be the biggest single customer in that market.
Date: 12/07/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Smart Grid
PG&E and other utilities are installing thousands of smart meters to monitor household electricity usage and collect data.
Date: 11/04/2009
Type: News
There is no silver bullet to solve the energy efficiency issue.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Smart Grid

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