What Smart Grid Means to You: An Introduction

What Smart Grid Means to You: An Introduction

The core framework of the nation's electrical grid was established in the late 19th century. Considering that, it should come as no surprise that the power grid has become functionally obsolete. It is no longer capable of addressing the unique demands and challenges of a next-generation power infrastructure. To address these critical infrastructure vulnerabilities, the concept of a new Smart Grid was introduced.

Emerson Network Power is leading its industry in the development of new technologies that facilitate the adoption of sustainable best practices, including Smart Grid integration. In this series, Emerson Network Power experts share their technology expertise to help prepare the country's IT and telecom decision-makers for the transition to a Smart Grid.