Smartening up the Grid
Sentec CTO Dr Edward Colby shares his opinion on how to make the grid smart in Environment and Energy Management
The introduction of legally binding emissions targets in May and the publication of the Electricity Market Reform white paper in July show the government’s commitment to cleaner energy. It’s great to see the government looking for ways to encourage renewable generation and reduced energy consumption. However all these technological changes will put an immense strain on our national grid. For the network to cope with the strain, careful investment is needed.
This story was published on Friday 19th August 2011