The Next Big, Digital Economy Is In ‘Smart Energy’
The energy market is undergoing a major transformation.
The energy market is undergoing a major transformation. It’s moving towards a so-called Smart Grid, which will not only manage supply and demand of energy more effectively, but also integrate new, lower-carbon sources of electricity. This sort of transformation comes with massive infrastructure investment, often influenced by government policy. That can be a good thing.
In Britain, which may be seeing the biggest move towards smart energy anywhere, this means the rollout of 43 million smart meters to 26 million homes by 2019, and in North America, conservative estimates predict around 95 million electricity smart meters alone by 2015...