How the Smart Power Grid Will Improve Energy Efficiency in the U.S.

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A new infographic from the New Jersey Institute of Technology takes a look at some of the challenges and benefits of installing a smart power grid in the U.S.

Development of the smart power grid in the U.S. is expected to improve reliability and efficiency of power distribution, making the most use of the energy being produced, while avoiding blackouts from overconsumption. But while these benefits are often touted, some of the challenges associated with the smart grid – namely, cyber security and privacy – aren’t addressed nearly as often.

Check out the full infographic below to gain a better understanding of what the developing smart power grid in the U.S. means.

Keeping the Lights On Infographic

via NJIT

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