22 Nov '11, 1pm

Naperville Smart Grid Initiative Focuses On Consumer Benefits

Naperville Smart Grid Initiative Focuses On Consumer Benefits

With more relaxed regulatory environments than investor-owned utilities and potentially more advanced communications networks to build upon, municipal-owned utilities can be nimble and effective in smart grid deployments. Earlier this month, in response to a troubled $100 million smart grid project, the city of Boulder, Colorado voted to establish a municipal light and power utility to displace investor-owned utility Xcel Energy. The project, Smart GridCity, has come under fire with cost overruns and lofty expectations and supporters of the switch say local control will accelerate smart grid distribution upgrades and help provide renewable energy to the city. In contrast to Boulder's stalled smart grid project, the city of Naperville, Illinois is quietly moving forward with a citywide deployment to radically improve grid efficiencies. In late 2009, the municipal utility la...

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