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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,Innovation | 1 Comment

Gigaom, Heatwave, smart grid, green technology, Heatpocalypse, generators [1]

This past weekend’s 100 degree heat wave in NY [2] 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 [1] to see why it’s even more imperative than ever that we begin implementing the infrastructure for a smart grid now [1] before temperatures rise even more.



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