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Although most of the public attention on Smart Grid focuses on metering and consumer solutions, there is a third area that often gets overlook: distribution. Distribution networking provides two-way broadband wireless communications to connect substations and distribution grid devices to the utility’s head-end for significant operational benefits. The “always-on” capability of the distribution network not only [...]

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From transportation to commerce, education to health care: the Smart Grid is a networking and communications infrastructure comprised of energy monitoring devices installed in homes and businesses throughout the electricity distribution grid. This collective organization provides a “nervous system” for the grid giving consumers the ability to monitor and control energy consumption comprehensively in real [...]

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The Smart Grid is going through an evolution unlike anything the electric grid has seen in nearly a century. As shown in the diagram above, this evolution can basically be segmented into distinct versions of the Smart Grid: Smart Grid v0.0 – this wouldn’t even be classified as a “smart” network since each network used [...]

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