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Summer Heat Waves Make Our Need for a Smart Grid Even More Apparent
Posted By Lori Zimmer On July 25, 2011 @ 10:25 am In Features,green technology | 1 Comment
This past weekend’s 100 degree heat wave in NY  may have broken for now, but chances are that another “Heatpocalypse” is coming. As the weather heats up, our utility grids go into overdrive, trying to accommodate the spike in air conditioner usage, and the need for a smart grid (which we’ve been talking about forever) is even more apparent. Read on  to see why it’s even more imperative than ever that we begin implementing the infrastructure for a smart grid now  before temperatures rise even more.
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