When is electricity like money? The answer might be when you think of the smart grid as a debit card, complete with fees. That's because the grid is rapidly becoming a bank for energy, something it was not designed to be. The banking capability of the grid will make a huge difference for people in the future as distributed energy resources (DER) become more important. In this discussion our units will not be dollars, but rather Kilowatt hours (KWh).
Banking on the Smart Grid
Posted: 15 Mar 2015
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