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SmartGrid Consortium: Smart Grid Roadmap for the State of New York

Throughout its history, New York State has been a leader in the world of energy generation, distribution, discovery and innovation. With the rapidly evolving industry and the escalating strains being placed on the infrastructure through new technologies and ncreased consumer demands NY is in a position to be a pioneer in modernizing the electric grid. New York is the proud home of key industrial smart grid players including GE and IBM,and it represents an epicenter of major energy research within academia, industry and government. As a world leader in global finance and media, NY is strategically positioned to finance the smart grid infrastructure, define its value and promote its importance on a regional, national and global level.