Published: 19 October 2009 19 October 2009
San Diego Gas & Electric, University of California San Diego, and CleanTECH San Diego announced that S&C Electric Company has been included in a coalition of 25 local, national, and global organizations that will transform the region’s electrical grid into a digital smart grid.
The coalition’s goals include creation of a community-scale utility
system promoting greater use of renewable generation at both the
distribution- and transmission-voltage levels, storage of renewable
energy, and use of automated?sensors and communication technologies to
help?manage renewable energy resources. The coalition will also focus
on means for accommodating the growing number of electric vehicles, and
the application of advanced technology allowing customers to exert
greater control over their energy usage.