12 Sep '11, 10am

Smart Grid & Residential Solar: A Match Made in Heaven?

Smart Grid & Residential Solar: A Match Made in Heaven?

The second factor is the growth of the smart grid. The Smart grid will improve the ability of the electric grid to dynamically send and receive power to each and every residential installation efficiently, thereby acting as a massive storage battery and improving the viability of solar electric installation as a component in an integrated and distributed generation strategy. Smart grid development will also bring a number of collateral benefits, such as updated transmission lines, two-way communications, improved monitoring and maintenance, all of which will serve to reduce down time and transmission losses.

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