EPRI estimates costs-benefits of smart grid

June 2011 Vol. 66 No. 6
An example of a smart grid diagram using natural gas. (Image: GTI)

The assessment found that deploying a smarter grid will require careful policy formulation, accelerated infrastructure investment, and a greater commitment to public-private research, development and demonstrations to overcome barriers and vulnerabilities.

To view the assessment “Estimating the Costs and Benefits of the Smart Grid – A Preliminary Estimate of the Investment Requirements for a Fully Functioning Smart Grid” (Report # 1022519) click on this link: http://my.epri.com/portal/server.pt?Abstract_id=000000000001022519