Smart Power
352 pages, 6 x 9
9 illustrations
Release Date:16 Sep 2014

Smart Power

Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities, Anniversary Edition

Island Press
In this accessible and insightful book, Peter Fox-Penner considers howutilities interact with customers and how the Smart Grid couldrevolutionize their relationship. He considers the costs of, andtradeoffs between, large-scale power sources such as coal plants andsmall-scale power sources close to customers. Finally, he looks at howutilities can respond to all of these challenges and remain viable,while financing hundreds of billions of dollars of investment withoutmuch of an increase in sales. This Anniversary Edition includesup-to-date assessments of the industry by such leading energy expertsas Daniel Estes and Jim Rogers, as well as a new afterword from theauthor.
Peter Fox-Penner is a consulting executive and aninternationally recognized authority on energy and electric powerindustry issues. He is a Principal and the Chairman Emeritus of TheBrattle Group, a leading international economic consulting firm.
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