With all of the talk about “smart grid technology” and “green” energy recently you may wonder if the two are really what they are claimed to be. Here is a story about “smart grid technology” which indicates that it may not be all that green.
“Anybody who’s proposing a transmission line in the United States these days is going to claim it’s going to be used for renewable — it’s going to be a ‘green’ line because that’s mom and apple pie.”
California Public Utilities Commissioner
The Grid May Be Smart, But Will It Also Be Green?
National Public Radio.