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New Power Grid Aims for More Reliable Electric Supply
RENSSELAER, NY (August 9, 2011) - The operators of New York's electric grid have unveiled a $74 million "smart grid" initiative to boost energy efficiency and save the state millions of dollars a year.
The New York independent system operator broke ground money for a $35.5 million control center across the Hudson River from Albany in Rensselaer.
The control center is part of the smart grid initiative that will match electricity production with consumer demand.
What's that all mean? WRVO Innovation Trail reporter Marie Cusick explains.