Google makes dream of smart grid wireless network possible
June 25, 2010, 7:40 p.m. by Karl Burkart
The vision of an energy-efficient super grid that allows powers companies to communicate real-time may be possible through Google-Spectrum Bridge partnership.
Smart grid data collection sparks privacy concerns
May 23, 2010, 12:02 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Smart grids may manage power efficiently, but they also gather private data concerning each household's energy use -- data that should be protected.
Smart technology may increase grid's vulnerability
November 20, 2009, 7:48 p.m. by Jessica Knoblauch
Experts warn that unless the power industry protects itself from cyber threats, the government will step in.
Video: Obama putting billions toward 'smart' power grid
October 28, 2009, 10:14 a.m. by Samantha Johnson
President announces $3.4 billion in government support for 100 projects aimed at modernizing the nation's power grid.