"concept of an Internet-like equivalent for the power grid... called the ElectriNet"
NAE Website - New products and Services for the Electric Power Industry
ElectriNet, the electricity network of the future, will be a highly interconnected, complex, interactive network of power systems, telecommunications, the Internet, and electronic commerce. ElectriNet will facilitate competitive electricity markets by supporting a myriad of informational, financial, and physical transactions among traditional utilities, independent power producers, third-party providers of electric energy services, consumers, and new participants in the electricity value chain...
- smart grid
- local energy networks
- low-carbon, central-station power generation
- electric transportation