Although the smart meter (SM) technology was developed in the 1970s, the large-scale rollout of these devices (basically, an electronic meter that also monitors and records the energy consumption, while transmitting the data in almost real time to the utility company) took place only in the 2000s, following the cellphone networks’ maturity in most of the developed countries.
"#Coal supplied 80% of #India’s total power mix in 2016-2017, but economics have flipped the country’s energy equation – new #renewable #energy is now cheaper to build than running most existing coal-fired power plants." ... See MoreSee Less
Third and last installment in a series of three, called Energy Poverty Today, by Andrei Covatariu (Senior Research Associate at Energy Policy Group). This final part offers recommendations and delineates some best practices.
"Franklin D. Roosevelt once said that “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance to those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” In this note, a society that ignores those deprived of resources is itself a poor one." ... See MoreSee Less
This is the third and last installment in a series of three, called Energy Poverty Today. The text offers recommendations and delineates some best practices on how to tackle Energy Poverty - energy ac...
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