Winds of Change: Efficiency and Economics
IEEE presents conversations with international Smart Grid experts, as part of an ongoing video interview series. Thought leaders from around the world who are actively involved in Smart Grid will provide their insights and opinions on various aspects of Smart Grid developments in upcoming videos.
Pier Paolo Maggiora gives a presentation during the IEEE Smart Grid World Forum on Integrating Smart Grid Infrastructure, on a project based in Italy. Arge is a project to turn Sicily into the Mediterranean trading and exchanging center.
The Smart Grid involves the use of communications and computing technology to transmit and distribute energy more efficiently. This video describes the smart grid and how it will reduce our carbon footprint through energy efficiency and the integration of renewable sources of energy.
Our next interview is with Saifur Rahman, Chair, Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference. He notes utilities that have been successful in Smart Grid deployments have exercised good planning, created business models that monetize Smart Grid, and have conducted extensive outreach to many audiences.