28 Jan '13, 4pm

Smart Grid: Utilities Adding Smart Meters, But Consumers Still Don't Understand Concepts #green #greenbiz #ecomonday

The gap between the growth of smart meters and smart grid technologies and consumers' lack of understanding and awareness could mean that the technology will not be as effective at reducing energy use. While utilities can still use the data gathered from consumers' smart meters to better understand energy supply and demand, consumers may not be taking full advantage of the demand response programs offered or taking energy conservation measures based on their smart meter readings - even though the study shows that they are interested in saving money on their utility bills.

Full article: http://www.green-buildings.com/content/782635-smart-grid-...

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