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Navigating the Road to Smart Grid: Modernizing the Critical Communication Infrastructure Introduction

Published By Verizon

  • Published June 2010
  • 6 Page(s)

Every day, utility industry employees deal with a frustrating, double reality. On the one hand, they work in an industry that powers the digital age. On the other hand, many utility operations and systems are dependent on old-fashioned, largely analog technologies. Of course, much of this situation has been influenced by a regulatory environment that hasn’t embraced modernization. But thanks to a new conviction in government and industry, change is coming in the form of smart grid—using digital technology to help create positive outcomes for all stakeholders in the utility industry.

 

 



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