Smart Grid as Marketing Tool

Proponents of smart grids always seem to highlight Demand Response (DR). Articles, such as the April 10 article in Intelligent Utility Daily, cite examples of how Demand Response can reduce demand during periods of peak load. The article explains how Continue reading Smart Grid as Marketing Tool

Insight Into Smart Meters

The hype surrounding the smart grid has resulted in smart meters being equated with the smart grid. Smart meters can improve certain aspects of the distribution system, and can play a very limited role in efficiently managing the grid, but Continue reading Insight Into Smart Meters

Another Misleading Report

The Brattle Group proudly issued their report that energy efficiency will result in a 5% to 15% drop in electricity consumption by 2020. Prestigious publications published summaries of the report. It’s unbelievable that an unscientific poll could form the basis Continue reading Another Misleading Report