The pressing need for a smarter and greener grid is obvious, but how this goal should be achieved is much less clear. This book clearly defines the environmental promise of the smart grid and describes the policies necessary for fully achieving the environmental benefits of the digital energy revolution. ac Deciphers the muddled qinformationq from industry leaders and policymakers about 21st-century energy technology, enabling readers to understand how a smart grid can be a cost-effective tool to benefit the climate ac Provides detailed information from case studies of six early smart grid leaders to showcase the strengths and weaknesses of these programs ac Identifies the legal and regulatory challenges that could prevent the successful implementation of a smart electric grid, making it clear that the issues are not purely technological ac Serves ideally as a primary text for courses on smart grid technology and policy as well as a resource for graduate-level research for energy policy or climate change policy coursesForging Environmental Progress through Smart Energy Policies and Technologies Kevin B. Jones, David Zoppo ... 1 At the time, however, car manufacturers were still debating key components of the automobilea#39;s construction, and it was far from certain that gasoline ... The first practical storage battery, invented in 1859, allowed electric vehicle technology to advance alongside conventional vehicles.3 Inanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Smarter, Greener Grid: Forging Environmental Progress through Smart Energy Policies and Technologies|
|Author||:||Kevin B. Jones, David Zoppo|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2014-05-12|