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Thursday October 13, 2011

Smart meters approved in Brazil
Smart meters from EDP Brazil and ELO Sistemas Eletronicos (ELO) have become “firsts” in Brazil to receive approval from the country’s national metrology agency, Inmetro. read more....

Transmission grid modernization pilot projects funded in U.S.
The permitting and construction of seven proposed electric transmission lines in the United States is to be accelerated, in a bid to create thousands of jobs while transforming the nation’s electric system into a modern, 21st century grid. read more....

Five reasons why developing countries like India need smart grid solutions
While much of the attention in the smart grid industry has been focused on the U.S. market, developing countries experiencing rapid economic growth, like India, China and Brazil, are also looking to make their power grids smarter. read more....

Special author signing event announced for best-selling Advanced Smart Grid book
Artech House proudly announces a special book signing event at the Smart Energy International Summit in San Francisco for their recent bestseller The Advanced Smart Grid: Edge Power Driving Sustainability written by leading experts Andres Carvallo and John Cooper. The signing event will take place on Tuesday evening, October 25th, 2011 at the conference cocktail reception, where books will be available for purchase. read more....