Tuesday, June 03, 2014

ideas: ElectriNet, The Future of the Power Grid

Clark Gellings: The Future of the Power Grid - IEEE Spectrum:

"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

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