What Smart Grid Means to Consulting-Specifying Engineers

What Smart Grid Means to Consulting-Specifying Engineers

A Smart Grid, while promising energy users more control over their consumption and associated costs, will mean additional considerations for those who design and equip the facilities that will plug in to Smart Grid. While many organizations have adopted a wait-and-see approach to Smart Grid, the increased focus on energy efficiency and the move toward government subsidies and credits for efficient and green energy use have convinced others that planning for Smart Grid integration is worth the time and effort.

In this video, Jim Tiesi, product development manager for Emerson Network Power's Surge Protection business, explores some of the factors consulting-specifying engineers should consider when preparing their clients for a transition to a Smart Grid infrastructure.