What happened with the smart grid today? Monday April 12
No less than $1.6B, this is the amount of the loan guarantee offered by the DOE Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System led by Brightsource project. http://www.energy.gov/news/10262.htmIt is the biggest solar project ever and Google is investing $168M in it. http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/google-sparks-solar-energy-investing-168m-hug?source=nww_rss
BC Hydro’s smart meter deployment was announced earlier this year, we now know that Itron won the 2 million units contract for a total worth approximately $270M.
“Supergrids” are developing everywhere. In Europe.
In the North East