The Smart Grid Separating Perception from Reality

Makovich, Lawrence J.
March 2011
Issues in Science & Technology;Spring2011, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p61
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of using smart grids in the U.S. Smart grid has been anticipated to reduce energy cost, promote the use of renewable energy sources, and to reduce carbon emissions. However, the smart grid has not been viewed cost efficient due to various factors that will increase electric prices and power usage.


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