The Convergence of High-Tech and So-Called Low-Tech

The Convergence of High-Tech and So-Called Low-Tech
Posted: 1 Jan 2011
Erich Gunther
Primary Committee:
IEEE Smart Grid Newsletters
Pages: 2

The differences between the smart grid and the traditional grid are often described as high-tech versus low-tech. The real difference is between a highly optimized, slow-changing energy infrastructure and still developing, fast changing communications technologies. Integrating them is the challenge.

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