DOE Announces $620 Million for Smart Grid Projects

Nov 29 2009 | 8:39pm ET

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will provide $620 million in funding for 32 smart grid demonstration projects.

Projects include large-scale energy storage systems, smart meters, distribution and transmission system monitoring devices, and a range of other smart technologies. They will serve as models for the large-scale deployment of integrated smart grid systems.

The DOE says funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be leveraged with $1 billion in private sector funding.


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