Top Smart Grid Challenges and Choices

  • By

    Leah Gabriel Nurik

Green with Frustration

Green with Frustration

It's hip to be green, and the buzz is big around Smart Grids because of their purported ability to reduce consumption with intelligent technologies aimed at streamlining and conserving. But, the survey of top utility honchos shows the lack of standards, definitions and realistic price estimates have utility companies moving slowly and searching for leadership from the feds and top vendors to define and refine Smart Grid strategies and timelines.
Looking to capitalize on the Smart Grid wave? Well, according to a new report by Oracle that surveyed 150 C-Level Utility execs throughout North America, it seems the fledgling Smart Grid market is here to stay, but issues remain with translating the dream to reality. Channel Insider takes a closer look.
This article was originally published on 2010-03-26