With tag: smart_grid
Sanders To Talk Up Smart Grids
Senator Bernie Sanders is going to be talking
about the benefits of "smart grid" technology for the state of Vermont.
VT Law School: Smart Grid Adoption Is Improving
Vermont Law School is studying the roll-out of smart grid technology by Central Vermont
Public Service and six other utilities around the country. The school says the adoption of the technology by the
state's largest electric utility is going well.
Health Chief Says Smart Meters Are Safe
Vermont's top health officer is telling lawmakers not to be
overly worried about a form of radiation emitted by the wireless smart meters
some Vermont utilities want to install in customers' homes and
Utility Agreement Will Expand Smart Grid, Broadband
Three Vermont utilities have finalized an agreement to install
"smart grid" electric technology and to expand broadband computer service. Green
Mountain Power, Central Vermont Public Service and Vermont Telephone will work
Burlington Approves Smart Grid Measure
in Burlington are in favor of a $13.5 million bond
that will allow the city's electric department to upgrade the system and
implement a smart-grid.
Burlington Votes On Smart Grid Plan
By Kirk Carapezza
Voters in Burlington go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether the city should invest in smart grid technology. Supporters say that new technology would improve energy efficiency by decreasing demand. Opponents argue it is dangerous and costly.
Bringing Smart Grid To Vermont
By Jane Lindholm
In 2009, the Department of
Energy awarded Vermont $69 million in stimulus funds for smart grid implementation. The goal is to have a statewide smart grid in place by 2013. The state and utilities are now working to make that happen.