Smart Grid Primer (Smart Grid Books)

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The Smart Grid: An Introduction, prepared 2008, is a publication sponsored by DOE’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability that explores – in layman’s terms – the nature, challenges, opportunities and necessity of Smart Grid implementation.  Additional books, released in 2009, target the interests of specific stakeholder groups: Consumer Advocates, Utilities, Technology Providers, Regulators, Policy Makers, and Environmental Groups, to explain in greater detail what the Smart Grid will mean to each. 

General Public The Smart Grid: An Introduction
Consumer Advocates What the Smart Grid Means to Americans
Environmental Groups          How the Smart Grid Promotes a Greener Future
Utilities What the Smart Grid Means to You and the People You Serve
Technology Providers What the Smart Grid Means to America's Future
Regulators What the Smart Grid Means to You and the People you Represent
Policy Makers What a Smart Grid Means to Our Nation's Future


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