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Girding for Smart Grid Trends

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Most of the time a trend or two should suffice, but when there is ten of them on the same subject, in this case the smart grid, maybe it’s something more or less than a trend, maybe just an interesting list of things to consider. After all if everything you can think of about a subject is a trend then nothing is really a  trend. Or something.

Anyway, a recent Pike Research report on the smart grid posits “Ten Trends to Watch in 2011 and Beyond.” The 22-page report was written by Bob Gohn, a senior analyst, and Clint Wheelock, Pike’s managing director.

For the uninitiated, “smart grid” is the integration of new embedded computing and communications technologies into the fabric of the electric power network.

The Pike report says there are “dozens” of trends that bear watching, but identified ten “that will be the most influential in the emerging smart grid sector. Read the rest of this entry »


Written by William DiBenedetto

18 November, 2010 at 2:00 am

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