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Best Readings in Smart Grid Communications

Petar Popovski has been leading the team that created the Best Readings in Smart Grid Communications. The list of best readings can be found here: 55 more words

M2M Communication

University of California Signs Major Solar Deal

UC San Diego imports only eight percent of its annual electricity consumption from the grid, but it will jump from being 25 percent renewables to 60 percent renewables content by this deal just signed by the University of California. 72 more words

Cleantech Industry News

Use of Solar Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at San Diego Zoo on the Rise

San Diego has one of the nation’s highest levels of electric vehicle drivers per capita. Results from a strategically placed infrastructure pilot project show the region’s interest in the technology. 832 more words

Smart City San Diego

Walmart Nets Millions from DR, Automated Shopping by Sunlight

Smart Grid Today / Published 2011 / By Karen Haywood Queen

Walmart shoppers likely will not even notice when the air-conditioning setting at their local store bumps up 4° to 78° for several hours during peak demand periods this summer. 823 more words

Sample Articles

Revere Security Cryptographers Build on German Enigma Code

Smart Grid Today / Published 2011 / By Karen Haywood Queen

Cryptographers at Revere Security in Dallas have developed a cost-effective algorithm that is smart enough, short enough and fast enough to protect smart meters from hackers and terrorists, CEO Rich Stephenson told us recently. 841 more words

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Land of Lincoln leading the nation: An information bill of rights for smart meter customers

Illinois could become the first state to require electric utilities to give customers quick and easy access to their own energy-usage data, under a proposal… 317 more words

ComEd

The 5 most annoying things about Illinois’ power grid (and what a smarter grid could do about it)

Illinois’ power grid—the aging lines and equipment that deliver electricity to our doorstep—has become a costly headache for electric customers.  The “smart grid,” which is an umbrella term for grid upgrades, could help change that. 479 more words

ComEd