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[豆知识] 【整理】2012-01-15&01-21 智能电网

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[Homework]2012-01-15&01-21 智能电网

It's easy to take it electricity for granted. but mordern life will not be possible without it. To keep it going, we need more efficiency 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 electricity we use everyday. The grid is net work of power
lines and substations that carrier electricity from power plants to home and business. Today, the grid has problems. It's meaning updating and runing outcapacity. When power lands break or power plants can't produce enough power. Blackout can occurs. And that's the problems blackouts caused fatalities.  At the same time, todays grid often replies on single power source and doesn't provide details information on usage making electricity difficult to manage.
To address this problems in the past, we simply build new power plants, but now we can work towards sustainablity, and reduce our independent on fossil fuels by using a smarter grid. Here is how. The smart grid meanings adding censurs and software to the existing grid that will give you utilities and individuals new information that will help them understand and react to change quickly. Let's see a tree falls on a power line, and 1000 homes lose power. With courrent grid your utilities and employees often phicially rerouter the power, with takes a time. With smart grid, censurs and software will detect and immedietly route the power around the problems.
Limiting the issues to fewer homes. and there is more, the prices of electricity changeds thought the day.  we can see it with the current meters at our home. It maybe expensive peak hours and cheap late night. With new smart meters that in your home. You can set your dish washine to run when power is cheap. This provide more control your energy bill and help to prevent blackout at peak hours.
The smart grid also means the new ways to use renewable energy. Power generation can now be distributed acrossed the multiple sources. So the system is more stable and efficient. Is this ability to communicate and manage electricity, it 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're able to manage our energy bill help enviorent and help economic by making more informed decisions

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