East Cost utilities turn to smart grid as hurricane season begins

06/10/2013 | Breaking Energy · Greentech Media

Utilities along the East Coast are spending millions of dollars to bolster infrastructure in preparation for the 2013 hurricane season by fortifying transfer stations and incorporating smart grid solutions such as distributed generation and demand response systems. Some experts are recommending that beleaguered utilities consider installing microgrids, which can insulate companies from widespread outages by disconnecting from the grid and relying on alternative generation solutions including renewable energy.

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