Making a Smart Grid Smarter: New and Upcoming Tech to Protect Our Infrastructure
- Dec 8, 2021 7:15 am GMT
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Utility technology has been making huge advancements in the efficiency of our power grid. Power plants have become far better at adjusting electricity production with usage, greatly reducing waste and costs. With each advancement, we are getting closer to a more perfect system. However, the weather often reminds us that we are far from perfect and that we still have a long way to go.
Drones, power line sensors, and artificial intelligence (AI) are some of the most promising tools needed to become more reactive to the unpredictable forces of nature.
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