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GLRPPR Sector Resource: The Smart Grid: An Introduction

The Smart Grid: An Introduction

This report explains what a smart grid is, the benefits of a smarter electrical grid and what the Department of Energy is doing to put a smart grid in place. "The Smart Grid" overviews the status of the U.S.'s electrical guild, why it needs to be improved and what technologies (both available today or in the future) comprise a smarter, safer, more-efficient grid.


U.S. Department of Energy

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