Smart Grid Advantages And Disadvantages

744 Words3 Pages
G.Narayanamma Institute of technology and sciences
(For Women)
V. Bhargavi Reddy Achanti Sravani
7702436461 9959207339 Abstract
The “grid", refers to the electric grid, a network of transmission lines, substations, transformers and more that deliver electricity from the power plant to your home or business. A smart grid is a system which includes a variety of operational and energy measures including smart meters, smart appliances, renewable energy resources, and energy efficiency resources. Electronic power conditioning and control of the production and distribution of electricity are important aspects of the smart grid. The first alternating current power grid system was installed in 1886. At that time, the grid was a centralized unidirectional system of electric power transmission, electricity distribution, and demand-driven control. Smart Grid represents an unprecedented opportunity to move the energy industry into a new era of reliability, availability, and efficiency that will contribute to our economic and environmental health. The benefits associated with the Smart Grid include Maintaining its affordability and
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