Posts Tagged ‘smart meters’

Loving the Smart Grid and its Consumer Benefits at New America Foundation Panel

Smart Grid, States July 14th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010- A panel of smart grid experts claims that smart grid advocates and providers are not doing enough to educate consumers about the benefits of smart grid technology.

At FCC Event, Rep. Ed Markey Calls Smart Grids Essential for Economic Growth

National Broadband Plan, Smart Grid December 1st, 2009

December 1, 2009 – At a Monday hearing on the relationship between broadband technology and smart grid communications by the Federal Communications Commission in Cambridge, Mass., panelists made clear the important relationship between energy-efficient technologies and economic growth.

“I think [broadband adoption] is central to our long term economic growth. And it’s success is proxy to how much economic growth we will have in the future,” said Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., speaking at the FCC event hosted by the Massachusetts Institute for Technology.

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