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本帖最后由 jessiyear 于 2012-1-15 21:37 编辑

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The Smart Grid


Nowadays, we almost live on electricity everywhere. How electricity gets to our homes is evolving and becoming smarter. The smart grid is the next generation of the network that delivers electricity to our homes. Focusing on the basic ideas that make up the smart grid, this episode of BOK will explain the change and how the smart grid is likely to impact households in the future.








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It’s easy to take electricity for granted. But modern life would not be possible without it. To keep it going, we need more efficient ways to manage electricity. This is The Smart Grid Explained by Common Craft.



For over 100 years, coal and other fossil fuels have been used by power plants to produce the electricity we use every day. The grid is a network of power lines and substations that carry electricity from power plants to homes and businesses.



Today, the grid has problems. It needs updating and is running at capacity. When power lines break or power plants can’t produce enough power, blackouts can occur. And that’s a problem that can cause fatalities. At the same time, today’s grid often relies on a single power source and doesn’t provide detail information on usage, making electricity difficult to manage.



To address these problems in the past, we simply build new power plants. But now, we can work toward sustainability and reduce our dependence on fossil fuels by using a smarter grid. Here’s how.



The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that will give utilities and individuals new information that will help them understand and react to changes quickly.



Let’s say a tree falls on a power line and 100 homes lose power. With the current grid, utility employees often physically reroute power, which takes time. With the smart grid, sensors and software would detect and immediately route the power around the problem, limiting the issue to fewer homes.



And there’s more. The price of electricity changes throughout the day, but we can’t see it with the current meters on our homes. It may be expensive during peak hours and cheap late at night. With new smart meters at your home, you could set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap. This provides more control of your energy bill, and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours.



The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy. Power generation can now be distributed across multiple sources, so the system is more stable and efficient. It’s this ability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the grid smarter, and helps us avoid burning more fossil fuels in the future.



The smart grid is still a few years away. But soon we’ll be able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.


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fossil fuel: n. fuel such as coal or oil that is formed form the decayed remains of plants or animals. 化石燃料



at capacity: 以最大程度



blackout: n. a period of darkness caused by a failure of the electricity supply. 断电

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本帖最后由 gloria518 于 2012-1-16 12:12 编辑

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It’s easy to take electricity for granted. The modern life would not be possible without it. To keep it going, we make more efficient ways to manage electricity. This is the smart grid, explained by common craft.

For over 100 years, coal and other fusel fuels have been used by power plants to produce the electricity we use every day. The grid is the network of power lines and substations that carry on electricity from power plants to homes and businesses. Today, the grid has problems. It needs updating and is running out capacity. When power lines break or power plants can’t produce enough power, blackout can occur. And that’s a problem that can cause fertilities. At the same time, today’s grid often relies on a single power source and doesn’t provide detail information on usage, making electricity difficult to manage. To address this problem in the past, we simply build new power plants.

But now, we can work towards stability and reduce our dependence on fusel fuels by using a smarter grid. Here is how.

The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that would give utilities and individuals new information that would help them understand and react to changes quickly. Let’s say a tree falls on a power line and 100 homes lose power.
With the current grid, utility employees often physically reroute power, which takes time. With the smart grid, sensors and software would detect and immediately route the power around the problem, limiting issue to few homes.


And there is more. The price of the electricity changes throughout the day. But we can’t see it with the current meters on our homes. It may be expensive during the peak hours and cheap late at night. With a new smart meter at your home, you can set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap. This provides more control of your energy bill, and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours.

The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy. Power generation can now be distributed across multiple sources, so the system is more stable and efficient. It’s disability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the grid smarter, and helps us avoid burning more fusel fuels in the future. The smart grid is still a few years away. But soon we will be able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.
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It’s easy to take electricity for granted. The modern life would not be possible without it. To keep it going, we make more efficient ways to manage electricity. This is the smart grid, explained by common craft.

For over 100 years, coal and other fusel fuels have been used by power plants to produce the electricity we use every day. The grid is the network of power lines and substations that carry on electricity from power plants to homes and businesses. Today, the grid has problems. It needs updating and is running at capacity. When power lines break or power plants can’t produce enough power, blackout can occur. And that’s a problem that can cause fatalities. At the same time, today’s grid often relies on a single power source and doesn’t provide detail information on usage, making electricity difficult to manage. To address this problem in the past, we simply build new power plants.

But now, we can work towards stability and reduce our dependence on fusel fuels by using a smarter grid. Here is how.

The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that would give utilities and individuals new information that would help them understand and react to changes quickly. Let’s say a tree falls on a power line and 100 homes lose power.
With the current grid, utility employees often physically reroute power, which takes time. With the smart grid, sensors and software would detect and immediately route the power around the problem, limiting issue to few homes.

And there is more. The price of the electricity changes throughout the day. But we can’t see it with the current meters on our homes. It may be expensive during the peak hours and cheap late at night. With a new smart meter at your home, you can set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap. This provides more control of your energy bill, and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours.

The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy. Power generation can now be distributed across multiple sources, so the system is more stable and efficient. It’s disability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the grid smarter, and helps us avoid burning more fusel fuels in the future. The smart grid is still a few years away. But soon we will be able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.
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[Homework]2012-01-15&01-21 智能电网

It's easy to take electricity for granted,but modern life would not be possible without it.To keep it going we need more efficient ways to manage electricity.This is the smart grid explained by common craft.For over 100 years,coal and other fields have been used by power plants to produce the electricity we use everyday.The grid is the network of power lines and substation that carries electricity from power plants to homes and businesses.Today,the grid has problems.It needs updating and running at capacity.When power lines break or power plants can't produce enough power,blackouts can occur.And that's a problem that can cause fertilities.At the same time,today is grid often relied on a single power source and doesn't provide detailed information on usage making electricity difficult to manage.To address these problems in the past we simply build new power plants.But now we can work to a sustain ability and reduce our dependents on fussel fuels by using a smart grid.Here is how:the smart grid means adding and softwares to existing grid that will give you and individuals new information that will help them understand and react to changes quickly.Let's say a tree falls on a power line and 1000 homes lose power.With the current grid often physically power,which takes time.With the smart grid,sensors and software will detact and immediately arouse the power around the problem,limiting issue to fewer homes.And there is more,the price of electricity changes throughout the day.We can see it with the current meters on our homes.It may be expensive during peak hours and cheap at late night.With new smart grid at your home,you can set your dish washer to run when power is cheap.This provides more control of you energy bill and helps for preventing blackouts at peak hours.The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy.Power generation can now be straight built across multiple sources,so the system is more stable and efficient.Its disability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the grid smarter and helps us avoid burning more fussel fuels in the future.The smart grid is still a few years away,but soom will be able to manage our energy bill helping the environment and helping the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.
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Home Work
It’s easy to take electricity for granted. The modern life would not be possible without it. To keep it going, we make more efficient ways to manage electricity. This is the smart grid, explained by common craft.

For over 100 years, coal and other fusel fuels have been used by power plants to produce the electricity we use every day. The grid is the network of power lines and substations that carry on electricity from power plants to homes and businesses. Today, the grid has problems. It needs updating and is running out capacity. When power lines break or power plants can’t produce enough power, blackout can occur. And that’s a problem that can cause fertilities. At the same time, today’s grid often relies on a single power source and doesn’t provide detail information on usage, making electricity difficult to manage. To address this problem in the past, we simply build new power plants.

But now, we can work towards stability and reduce our dependence on fusel fuels by using a smarter grid. Here is how.

The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that would give utilities and individuals new information that would help them understand and react to changes quickly. Let’s say a tree falls on a power line and 1000 homes lose power.
With the current grid, utility employees often physically reroute power, which takes time. With the smart grid, sensors and software would detect and immediately route the power around the problem, limiting issue to fewer homes.

And there is more. The price of the electricity changes throughout the day. But we can’t see it with the current meters on our homes. It may be expensive during the peak hours and cheap late at night. With a new smart meter at your home, you can set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap. This provides more control of your energy bill, and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours.

The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy. Power generation can now be distributed across multiple sources, so the system is more stable and efficient. It’s disability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the grid smarter, and helps us avoid burning more fusel fuels in the future. The smart grid is still a few years away. But soon we will be able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.

power plants 火电厂
blackout 灯光转暗,变黑;灯火管制

peak hours 高峰时段
Homework
It's easy to take electricity for granted, but modern life would not be possible without it. To keep it going, we need more efficient ways to manage electricity. This is the Smart Grid, explained by Common Craft. For over 100 years, coal and other fossil fuels have been used by power plants to produce the electricity we use every day. The grid is a net work of power lines and substations that carry out electricity from power plants to homes and businesses. Today the grid has problems. It needs updating and it's running at capacity. When power lines break or power plants can't produce enough power, blackouts can occur and that's a problem that can cause fatalities. At the same time, today's grid often relies on a single power source and doesn't provide detailed information on usage making all electricity difficult to manage. To address these problems in the past, we simply built new power plants. But now we can work towards sustainability and reduce our dependence on fossil fuels by using a smarter grid. Here is how. The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that will give utilities and individuals new information that will  help them understand and react to changes quickly. Let's say a tree falls on a power line and 1,000 homes lose power. With the current grid, utility employees often physically reroute power which takes time. With the smart grid, sensors and software would detect and immediately route the power around the problem, limiting the issue to fewer homes. And there is more, the price of electricity changes throughout the day, but we can't see it with the current meters on our homes. It may be expensive during peak hours and cheap late at night. With new smart meters at your home, you could set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap. This provides more control of your energy bill and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours. The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy. Power generation can now be distributed across multiple sources, so the system is more stable and efficient. It's this ability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the grid smarter and help us avoid burning more fossil fuels in the future. The smart grid is still a few years away, but soon we'll be able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.
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[Homework]2012-01-15&01-21 智能电网

it's easy to take electricity for granted. But modern life would not be possible without it.To keep it going, we need more efficient ways to manage electricity.This is the smart grid. It's explained by common craft. For over 100 years, coal and other fossil fuels has been used by power plants produce the electricity we use every day. Grid is the network of powerlines and substations that carry out the electricity from power lines to homes and businesses.Today,the grid has probllems.It needs updating and just running at capacity. When power lines break, or power plants cannot produce enough power.blackouts can occur. and that's the problem that can cause fatality. At the same time, today's grid often relies on the single power source, and doesn't provide detailed information on usage, making electricity difficult to manage. To address this problem in the past, We simply built new power plants. But now we can work towards sustainability. and reduce our dependence on fossil fuels by using a smarter grid. Here's how. The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid. That will give utilities and individuals new informations that'll help them understand react to changes quickly. Let's say a tree falls out a power line, and 1000 homes lose power. with the current grid,utility employees often phsically reroute power, which takes time. with smart grid, sensors and software would detect and immediately route the power around the problem.limiting the issue to fewer homes. and there's more, the price of electricity changes throughout the day. But we can't see it with the current meters on our homes. it maybe expensive during peak hours and cheap late at night. With new smart meters at your home. your can see your dishwasher to run when power is cheap. it provides more controll of your energy bill, and help prevent blackouts at peak hours. the smart grid also means new ways to use the renewable energy. power generation can now be distributed across  mutiple sources. so the system is more stable and efficient. it's disability to communicate and manage electricity makes the grid smarter, and helps us avoid burning more fossil fuels in the future. The smart grid is still a few years away. But soon, we'll be able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we used the electricity.

This post was generated by put listening repetition system,  Check the original dictation thread!
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Homework
It’s easy to take electricity for granted. The modern life would not be possible without it. To keep it going, we make more efficient ways to manage electricity. This is the smart grid, explained by common craft.

For over 100 years, coal and other fusel fuels have been used by power plants to produce the electricity we use every day. The grid is the network of power lines and substations that carry on electricity from power plants to homes and businesses. Today, the grid has problems. It needs updating and is running out capacity. When power lines break or power plants can’t produce enough power, blackout can occur. And that’s a problem that can cause fertilities. At the same time, today’s grid often relies on a single power source and doesn’t provide detail information on usage, making electricity difficult to manage. To address this problem in the past, we simply build new power plants.

But now, we can work towards stability and reduce our dependence on fusel fuels by using a smarter grid. Here is how.

The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that would give utilities and individuals new information that would help them understand and react to changes quickly. Let’s say a tree falls on a power line and 100 homes lose power.
With the current grid, utility employees often physically reroute power, which takes time. With the smart grid, sensors and software would detect and immediately route the power around the problem, limiting issue to few homes.

And there is more. The price of the electricity changes throughout the day. But we can’t see it with the current meters on our homes. It may be expensive during the peak hours and cheap late at night. With a new smart meter at your home, you can set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap. This provides more control of your energy bill, and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours.

The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy. Power generation can now be distributed across multiple sources, so the system is more stable and efficient. It’s disability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the grid smarter, and helps us avoid burning more fusel fuels in the future. The smart grid is still a few years away. But soon we will be able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.
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[Homework]2012-01-15&01-21 智能电网

Homework
It's easy to take electricity for granted, but modern life would not be possible without it. To keep it going ,we need more efficient ways to manage the electricity,this is the smart grid,explained by common craft. For over one hundred years, coal and other fossil fuels have been used by power plants to produce the electricity we use every day.The grid is a network of power lines and substations that carry electricity from power plants to homes and businesses. Today the grid has problems. It needs updating and is running at capacity. When power lines break,or power plants can't produce enough power,blackouts can occur.And that's a problem that can cause fatalities. At the same time,today's grid often relies on a single power source and doesn't provide detailed information on usage,making electricity difficult to manage.To address this problem in the past, we simply built new power plants. But now, we can work towards _ reducing our dependency on fossil fuels by using a smarter grid. Here is how.The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that will give you utilities and individuals new information that would help them understand and react to changes quickly. Let's say a tree falls on the power line and one thousand homes lose power.With the current grid,the utility employee often physically reroute power,which takes time.With the smart grid, sensors and software will detect and immediately route the power around the problem,limiting the issue to fewer homes.And there is more,the price of electricity changes throughout the day,we can't see it with the current meters on our homes.It may be expensive during peak hours and cheap at night.With new medias at your home,you can set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap.This provides more control of your energy bill and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours.The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy.Power generations can now be distributed to cross multiple sources,so the system is more stable and efficient.Its this ablity to communicate and manage electricity make the grid smarter and helps us avoid burnning more fossil fuels in the future.The smart grid is still a few years away,but soon we'll able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.
This post was generated by put listening repetition system,  Check the original dictation thread!
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[Homework]2012-01-15&01-21 智能电网

It's easy to take electricity for granted,but modern life will not be possible without it.To keep it going,we need more efficient ways to manage electricity.This is the smart grid explained by common craft for over 100 hundred years coal and other  fossil fuels have been used by power plants to produce electricity we use every day.The grid is the network of power lines and substations that carry electricity from power plants to homes and businesses.Today the grid has problems,it needs updating and is running at capacity.When power lines break or power plants can produce enough power,blackouts can occur and that's a problem that can cause fatalities.At the same time,today's grid often relies on a single power source and doesn't provide details and information on usage,making electricity difficult to manage.To address these problems in the past,we simply build new power plants,but now we can work towards stability and reduce our dependence on fossil fuels by using a smarter grid.

Here is how.The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that will give you utilities and individuals new information that will help them understand and react to changes quickly.Let's say a tree falls on a power line and 1000 homes lose power.With the current grid,utility employees often physically reroute power which takes time.With the smart grid,sensors and software would detect and immediately route the power around the problem,limiting the issue to fewer homes.And there's more,the price of electricity changes throughout the day.But we can't see it with the current meters on our homes.It may be expensive during the peak hours and cheap late at night.With new smart meters at your home,you could set your dish washer to run when power is cheap.This provides more control of your energy bill and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours.


The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy.Power generation can now be distributed across multiple sources,so the system is more stable and efficient.It's disability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the grid smarter.And helps us avoid burning more fossil fuels in the future.The smarter grid is still a few years away,but soon we will be able to manage our energy bill,help the environment and  help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.

This post was generated by put listening repetition system,  Check the original dictation thread!
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It’s easy to take electricity for granted. The modern life would not be possible without it. To keep it going, we make more efficient ways to manage electricity. This is the smart grid, explained by common craft.

For over 100 years, coal and other f fuels have been used by power plants to produce the electricity we use every day. The grid is the network of power lines and substations that carry on electricity from power plants to homes and businesses. Today, the grid has problems. It needs updating and is running out capacity. When power lines break or power plants can’t produce enough power, blackout can occur. And that’s a problem that can cause fertilities. At the same time, today’s grid often relies on a single power source and doesn’t provide detail information on usage, making electricity difficult to manage. To address this problem in the past, we simply build new power plants.

But now, we can work towards stability and reduce our dependence on fusel fuels by using a smarter grid. Here is how.

The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that would give utilities and individuals new information that would help them understand and react to changes quickly. Let’s say a tree falls on a power line and 100 homes lose power.
With the current grid, utility employees often physically reroute power, which takes time. With the smart grid, sensors and software would detect and immediately route the power around the problem, limiting issue to few homes.

And there is more. The price of the electricity changes throughout the day. But we can’t see it with the current meters on our homes. It may be expensive during the peak hours and cheap late at night. With a new smart meter at your home, you can set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap. This provides more control of your energy bill, and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours.

The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy. Power generation can now be distributed across multiple sources, so the system is more stable and efficient. It’s disability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the grid smarter, and helps us avoid burning more fusel fuels in the future. The smart grid is still a few years away. But soon we will be able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.
本帖最后由 loiey 于 2012-1-18 12:24 编辑

HOMEWORK
It is easy to take electricity for granted. But modern life would not be possible without it. To keep it going, we need more efficient way to manage electricity. This is The Smart Grid, explained by Common Craft. For over one hundred years, coal and other fossil fuels have been used in power plants to produce electricity we use every day. The Grid is the network of power lines and substations that carry electricity from power plants to homes and businesses. Today, the Grid has problems. It needs updating and it is running at capacity. When power plants break, or when power plants cannot produce enough power, blackouts can occur and that is a problem can cause *. At the same time, today’s Grid often relies on a single power source and doesn’t provide detail information on usage, making electricity difficult to manage. To address these problems in the past, we simply built new power plants. But now we can work towards sustainability and reduce our pennies on fossil fuels by using a smarter Grid. Here is how. The Smart Grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that will give utility and individuals new information that will help them understand and react to changes quickly. Let’s say a tree falls on a power line and 1000 homes lose power. With the current grid, utility employees often physically reroute power which takes time. With the Smart Grid, sensors and software will detect and immediately reroute power around the problem, limiting the issue to fewer homes. And there is more. The price of electricity changes throughout the day that we can see it on a current meter of our homes. It may be expensive during peak hours and cheap late at night. With new smart meters at your home, you can set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap. This provides a more controlled energy bill and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours. The Smart Grid also means new ways to use renewable energies. Power generation can now be distributed across more sources so the system is more stable and efficient. It is this ability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the Grid smarter and helps us avoid burning more fossil fuels in the future. The Smart Grid is still a few years away. But soon it will be able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.
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[Homework]
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energy bill, helping environment and helping economy by make more form decisions about how we use electricity.

[Homework]2012-01-15&01-21 智能电网

It's easy to take electricity for granted.But modern life would not be possible without it.To keep it going, we need more efficient ways to manage electricity.This is the smart grid explained by common craft.
For over one hundred years, coal and other fossel fuels had been used by power plants to produce electricity we use everyday.The grid is the network of power lines and subsidations that carry electricity from power plants to homes and businesses.Today, the grid has problems.It needs updating and running at capacity.When powerlines break,or power plants can't produce enough power,blackouts can occur,and that's the problem that can cause fatalities.At the same time, today's grid often relies on a single power source and doesn't provide detailed information on usage making electricity difficult to manage.To address these problems in the past,we simply built new power plants.
But now we can work towards sustainability and reduce our dependents on fossel fuels by using a smart grid.Here's how.The smart grid means adding sensors and software to the existing grid that would give utilities and individuals new information that would help understand and react to changes quickly.
Let's say a tree falls on a power line and one thousand homes loss power.With a current grid utility employees often physically reroute power which takes time.With the smart grid, sensors and software would detact and immediately rount the power around the problem limiting the issue to fewer homes.
And there's more. The price of electricity changes throughout the day.The way can't see it with the current meters on our homes. It may be expensive during the peak hours and cheap late at night. With new smart meters at your home, you could set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap. This provides more control of your energy bill, and helps prevent blackouts at peak hours.

The smart grid also means new ways to use renewable energy.Power generation can now be distributed to cross multiple sources to the system is more stable and efficient.It's disablitiy to communicate and manage electricity that makes grids smarter and helps us avoid burning more fossel fuels in the future.
The smart grid is still a few years away. But soon we will be able to manage our energy bill, help the environment and help the economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.

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Smart Grid
It is easy to take electricity for granted. But modern live would not be possible without it. To keep it going, we need more efficient ways to manage.This is the Smart Grid, explained by Common Craft. For over 100 years, coal and other fossil fuel used by power plant to produce the electricity we use everyday. The Grid is the network of the power line and substations that carry up the electricity from power plan to homes and businesses. Today the grid has problems, it needs updating and is running at capacity. When power lines break or power plant can't produce enough power, blackouts can occur. And that is a problem that can cause fatalities. At the same time, today's grid often relies on a single power source and doesn't provide detail information on usage making electricity difficult to manage. To address these problems in the past, we simplily build new power plant. But now, we can work towards stability and reduce our depends on fossil fuel by using a smart grid. Here is how, the smart grid means adding sensors and softwares to the existing grid that would give utilities and individual new informations that would help them understand and react to change quickly. Let's say a tree falls on a power line and 1,000 homes lose power. With the current grid, utility employees often physically reroute power which takes time. With smart grid, sensors and software would detect and immediately reroute power around the problem, limiting the issue to fewer homes. And there is more, the price of electricity change throughout the day, but we can see it with current meters on our home, it may be expensive during peak hour and cheap late at night. With new smart meters at your home, you can set your dishwasher to run when power is cheap, this provides more control of your energy bill and helps prevent blackout at peak hours. The Smart Grid also means a new way to use renewable energy. Power Generation can be distributed across multible sources, so the system will be more stable and efficient. It's ability to communicate and manage electricity that makes the grid smarter and helps us avoid burning fossil fuel in the future. The smart grid is still a few years away. But soon we will be able to manage our energy bill, help environment and help economy by making more informed decisions about how we use electricity.
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