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President Obama has called for the installation of 40 million smart meters and 3,000 miles of transmission lines. That means 2009 could be the year that we finally start seeing real attention being paid to “Power Grid 2.0” — basically turning the electrical grid of the 60s and 70s into a modern network that uses microprocessors and software to work efficiently and to connect to renewable energy generation.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-12-02 14:59:19
Description President Obama has called for the installation of 40 million smart meters and 3,000 miles of transmission lines. That means 2009 could be the year that we finally start seeing real attention being paid to “Power Grid 2.0” — basically turning the electrical grid of the 60s and 70s into a modern network that uses microprocessors and software to work efficiently and to connect to renewable energy generation.
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Keyword Smart grid, Electricity
Date Of Record Creation 2009-12-02 14:43:14
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Date Last Modified 2010-04-22 13:45:06
Creator Katie Fehrenbacher
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-12-02 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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