30 Aug '11, 10pm

A Smart Grid Would Have Prevented Hundreds of Thousands From Losing Power during #Irene

A Smart Grid Would Have Prevented Hundreds of Thousands From Losing Power Irene left millions of people in the dark. But in the future, it won't have to be that way. This fascinating piece from the Daily Herald (via Grist ) explains how having a smart grid in place would have prevented many of those power outages from happening. View the entire comment thread.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/a_smart_grid_wo.php

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