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New Organization Founded to Promote Smart Grid Benefits and Development

The smart grid has a new UK cheerleader. SmartGrid GB has been established to promote the consumer, environmental, and economic benefits expected from the accelerated deployment of smart grid infrastructure. The new organization says it is comprised of representatives from “across the energy sector, ICT companies, environmental organizations, government, regulators, and consumer groups.” SmartGrid GB was introduced at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London.

New Study Assesses Carbon Emissions

A new study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) presents a practical methodology to evaluate the carbon-reducing potential of new technologies, giving businesses, policy makers, and the utility industry a common yardstick for assessing carbon emissions savings from an array of smart solutions.