Where Are All The Smart Grids?

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 5:54 PM EDT) -- Despite the many potential benefits to be gained from smart grids, relatively few have been deployed in the United States. This article describes some of the obstacles that have slowed the deployment of smart grids in the United States, as well as some of the challenges that deployed systems have faced.

For more than a decade, the potential for “smart grids” to revolutionize the energy utility industry has been widely recognized. The modernization of electricity transmission and distribution systems through the installation of advanced metering and two-way...
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