13 Sep '13, 12pm

ABB uploads smart grid webinar series: ABB has launched a series of free educational webinars covering investm...

Smart grid could reduce emissions by 12% A smart grid could reduce electricity use and cut carbon emissions by 12% for US power utilities by 2030. Smart grid market could reach US$15.8bn The smart grid market is set to grow from today’s US$4.5 billion to US$15.8bn by 2015, according to Lux Research. Smart grids – a smart idea? With the EU’s goal of 20% renewable energy by 2020, and the UK government’s plan to roll out smart meters to all domestic customers by the same time, the way has been paved for smart grids. Global energy consumption is set to triple by 2050, and power networks need to transform into intelligent systems that will save energy, accommodate increasing amounts of renewable energy, and ensure supply security. UK regulator wants investment in smart grids Ofgem has announced £6.5 billion worth of investments to boost customer service and cut carbon from regi...

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