smart grid http://wfpl.org en Public Service Commission to Study Smart Grid Technology http://wfpl.org/post/public-service-commission-study-smart-grid-technology <p>The Kentucky Public Service Commission <a href="http://psc.ky.gov/agencies/psc/press/102012/1001_r02.PDF" target="_blank">will begin a study </a>of smart grid technology, and whether the devices will help electric consumers.</p><p>The term “smart grid” is used to refer to technology like smart meters, and other equipment that helps utilities monitor electricity and detect outages. PSC spokesman Andrew Melnykovych says the tools can be useful for consumers, too.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:24:42 +0000 Erica Peterson 1848 at http://wfpl.org Public Service Commission to Study Smart Grid Technology