05 Mar '12, 12pm

In search of the “energy Internet”

"The Enernet." When I heard that term last week, at the U.S. Energy Department’s Energy Innovation Summit , I harkened back to about 1993, when something called "the Internet" first entered my consciousness. At the time, it sounded geeky and abstract and wholly unrelated to my life and work. Given how the whole Internet thing turned out, I decided to take the notion of an Enernet — an energy Internet — more seriously. The idea of a smart, networked electricity grid has been talked about for several years. I found a 2004 article on the topic from The Economist that described turning “today's dumb electricity grid” into “a smart, responsive and self-healing digital network.” I’m certain this wasn’t the first article on the topic. I have been talking about something similar since 2008, when I first integrated the idea of a convergence of energy, information, building, and tra...

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