Aneesh Chopra

White House to Unveil New Smart Grid Initiatives

On Monday, June 13, the Obama Administration is hosting e media event dubbed Building the 21st Century Electric Grid that will detail new initiatives designed to implement a smart electric grid in the United States, including the role IT will play. The report also outlines what it will take for lawmakers and the private sector to come together to solve this aspect of the energy challenge.

UK, US Officials Express Smart Grid Urgency

New figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change indicate that greenhouse gases, including CO2, rose by nearly three percent in 2010, raising concerns that meeting the UK’s 2022 target of reducing emissions by 35 percent will be a serious challenge.