26 Feb '15, 3pm

What’s next for the #energy industry? The "Energy Internet":

What’s next for the #energy industry? The "Energy Internet":

It only takes a power outage of a few minutes in the middle of a busy workday to drive home the hazards of relying on an energy infrastructure rooted in the Industrial Age. Without the electricity delivered over the nation's power grid, commerce would grind to a halt, communication networks would fail, transportation would stop and cities would go dark. Simply put, nothing would work. Plus, blackouts aren't easy to contain. Because the power grid is a vast interconnected network, the failure of one part can have a cascading effect, triggering successive outages down the line. "The power grid is based on technology from the early 20th century," says Iqbal Husain, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina State University. "That needs to change." Husain is director of the FREEDM Systems Center , a collaboration of leaders in research, industry and ...

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