Smart grid standards: Why are they needed and how will they work?
By Chuck Adams, president, IEEE Standards Association
Connected Planet, April 7, 2010
The development, launch and impact of the smart grid is headline news in many countries across the globe. But this begs the question: How is this really going to work? The truth is, in order for the smart grid to be successful there needs to be a set of well-established standards in place that all industries and organizations involved can utilize.