ICT Applications for the Smart Grid [E-Book]: Opportunities and Policy Implications / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2012
44 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD Digital Economy Papers ; 190
Science and Technology
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The smart grid is revolutionizing electricity production and consumption. However, strategic use of ICTs and the Internet in energy innovation requires clarifying the roles of partners coming from distinct industries. And it begs for greater coordination of government departments and stakeholder communities that so far had unrelated competencies. This report outlines opportunities, challenges and public policy implications from shifts to ICT-enabled, "smart" electricity grids.