Regulators and customers are holding utilities’ feet to the fire, when it comes to investing in advanced metering and smart grid systems—and rightly so. Making the most of investments requires a...
Saving The Smart Grid
Hype, hysteria, and strategic planning.
the variables in regulation, climate, markets and infrastructure around the country. But the communication problem is a universal nut that every utility must crack.
“The bottom line is we need to take care of our infrastructure as a country, because the northeast blackout cost us almost 1 percent of our GDP—one blackout,” Hickman says, “We know what we need to do today, and we can’t let a bunch of distracting conversations cause us not to take the first step forward on the path.”