Energy Cabinet Accepting Smart Grid Proposals

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet is now taking proposals for new so-called smart grid energy distribution projects in the state. The Cabinet has $2.65-million in stimulus funds to distribute for smart grid proposals. Project director Bob Amato says they’re hoping to fund five or six demonstration projects. “Things like in-home displays that will give… Continue reading Energy Cabinet Accepting Smart Grid Proposals

Utility Companies are Preparing for Smart Grid

Utility companies across the country are trying out technologies for a new generation of power grid. The so-called ‘smart grid’ includes not only power transmission to customers, but two-way communication between the company and households. WFPL’s Stephanie Sanders reports on those efforts in Kentucky, and how the upgrades could affect consumers. In Erlanger, Kentucky, there… Continue reading Utility Companies are Preparing for Smart Grid