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How Green Is the Smart Grid?

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  • Hledik, Ryan
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    A simulation of the U.S. power system suggests that both conservative and more technologically aggressive implementations of a smart grid would produce a significant reduction in power sector carbon emissions at the national level. A conservative approach could reduce annual CO2 emissions by 5 percent by 2030, while the more aggressive approach could lead to a reduction of nearly 16 percent by 2030.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal The Electricity Journal.

    Volume (Year): 22 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 3 (April)
    Pages: 29-41

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    1. James Carroll & Seán Lyons & Eleanor Denny, 2013. "Reducing Electricity Demand through Smart Metering: The Role of Improved Household Knowledge," Trinity Economics Papers tep0313, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.
    2. Satchwell, Andrew & Hledik, Ryan, 2014. "Analytical frameworks to incorporate demand response in long-term resource planning," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 28(C), pages 73-81.
    3. Lin, Chen-Chun & Yang, Chia-Han & Shyua, Joseph Z., 2013. "A comparison of innovation policy in the smart grid industry across the pacific: China and the USA," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 119-132.
    4. Yanshan Yu & Jin Yang & Bin Chen, 2012. "The Smart Grids in China—A Review," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 5(5), pages 1321-1338, May.
    5. Hu, Zhaoguang & Tan, Xiandong & Yang, Fan & Yang, Ming & Wen, Quan & Shan, Baoguo & Han, Xinyang, 2010. "Integrated resource strategic planning: Case study of energy efficiency in the Chinese power sector," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(11), pages 6391-6397, November.

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