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A Short Walk Through the Smart Grid  
August 10 '11 | By Robert Lamb

 

Imagine a complicated home entertainment system that combines high-tech components with outdated ones. The TV and Blu-ray player are the best on the market, but they're hooked up to obsolete connecting cables, busted speakers and an antenna from the 1970s.

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SEP28
Turning Energy Savings into Green

'10 |By Luke Clemente, GM Metering & Sensing Systems

There are usually two times of year I think most about energy efficiency in my home – in the heat of summer and chill of winter. To balance out increased use of the air conditioner this summer, I changed out incandescent light-bulbs for compact fluorescents.

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SEP28
Innovating Cleaner Communities with Microgrid Technology

'10 |Larry Sollecito, Vice President, Smart Grid for GE’s Digital Energy

Microgrid technology can help ensure remote communities, tucked away in mountains or the military bases that, for security reasons, need to operate independently of the surrounding electric grid are provided with reliable, efficient energy.

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AUG28
Smart Grid Will Nudge Us Towards Savings

'10 |John Balz, Blog Editor for Nudge

Every day, millions of American consumers make decisions about the use energy that could be much better. Empower yourself with the knowledge of how.

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JULY16
The Smart Grid & Consumers: Knowledge is Power

'10 |Luke Clemente, GM Metering & Sensing Systems

The smart grid can help consumers to use energy when it is cheapest and pay for the energy they use.

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spotlight

May 21, '10 - Connectivity Week: Making Innovation Standard for the Smart Grid

May 14, '10 - Electric Vehicles, Renewable Energy, and the Personal Smart Grid

May 10, '10 - Harvard Panel Series

Apr 26, '10 - Electric Vehicles

Dec 4, '09 - Smart Grid Spotlight: Brazil

Nov 24, '09 - DOE Announces Next Round of Smart Grid Stimulus Money

Nov 9, '09 - Getting "Smart" about Retrofits

Oct 27, '09 - Why Getting Dynamic Pricing Right Is More Important Now Than Ever

Oct 27, '09 - President Obama releases list of Smart Grid projects

Oct 27, '09 - DOE Announces Smart Grid Investment Grants, Helping Us Get the Biggest "Bang" for the Stimulus Buck

Oct 20, '09 - Talking the Talk

Oct 13, '09 - Participation in Pilot Results in Power Smarts

Oct 08, '09 - How Smart Appliances could help keep money in your pocket.

Oct 06, '09 - Smart Grid: Where do we grow from here.

Sept 29, '09 - We've come a long way, Smart Grid.

Sept 28, '09 - GridWeek, In others' words.

Sept 24, '09 - GridWeek Industry Roundtable. Consumers Matter.

Sept 21, '09 - GridWeek Focuses on Smart Grid. Follow our Tweets.

Sept 18, '09 - The Start of Something Smart.

Sept 17, '09 - Smart Technology: the Path to Green Jobs.

Sept 17, '09 - Tips for Reducing your Energy Footprint.

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