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FAQ: What the Smart Grid Means to You

Yet again, the tech industry has a buzzword everyone seems to be using but few really understand. The smart grid follows the footsteps of the Internet and the interstate highway system--they are giant investments in infrastructure. It's not so much a single thing as it is a goal to give the electricity system a digital makeover to make it more efficient and reliable.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-12-02 15:16:48
Description Yet again, the tech industry has a buzzword everyone seems to be using but few really understand. The smart grid follows the footsteps of the Internet and the interstate highway system--they are giant investments in infrastructure. It's not so much a single thing as it is a goal to give the electricity system a digital makeover to make it more efficient and reliable.
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Keyword Smart grid, Electricity
Date Of Record Creation 2009-12-02 15:13:45
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Date Last Modified 2010-04-22 13:46:45
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-12-02 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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