GreenBeat 2009: Visions of the Smart Grid Panel

Once the advanced metering and data communication networks have been installed, what are the new opportunities and challenges for the next five years for smart grid development? Our panelists present their ideas.Energy used to be a one-way street. Today, it's becoming a bi-directional superhighway with utility customers finally taking charge of their power use and how much they pay for it. Instead of drilling into short-term IT issues and arcane arm-chair politicking involved in this shift, GreenBeat 2009 maps out the hottest business and technology opportunities the Smart Grid has to offer.