Gallery: Energy 101: Austin’s Pecan Street Smart Grid Project


A few weeks ago, we looked at Boulder, Colorado’s plan to become the first smart grid city. But Boulder isn’t the only U.S. city with visions of becoming completely smart meter-equipped. The Pecan Street Project in Austin, Texas aims to provide the city with 300 MW (a power plant’s worth) of renewable energy produced within city limits as well as thousands of smart meters installed in local homes and businesses.

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  1. CHMMX May 28, 2009 at 5:35 pm

    As soon as I get out of college I’m going to move to Austin, I’ve been saying it for years…

  2. pd May 28, 2009 at 3:01 pm

    that skyline is Houston, not Austin

  3. Paul Sheldrake May 28, 2009 at 1:53 pm

    test comment


  4. tstas May 28, 2009 at 1:34 pm

    FYI… The skyline you show is of Houston, not Austin.

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