What Smart Grid Means to Telecommunications Service Providers

What Smart Grid Means to Telecommunications Service Providers

The benefits of the development of a smart power grid are mostly easy to understand. A Smart Grid will enable power producers to enhance and more effectively manage distribution while giving end users the ability to monitor and control their energy use.

In this video, David Gerhart, vice president of business development and planning for Emerson Network Power's Energy Systems business, highlights the three main benefits to the application of Smart Grid technologies are alignment of power distribution with demand, improved management of energy peaks, and an overall reduction in energy consumption.