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A smarter energy grid would save consumers money and help the environment as well. Counting the benefits of making better use of our limited resources seems unnecessary—until you actually look at the numbers.Good writes:
A smart energy grid—which can measure usage and help efficiently manage power grids—could reduce power costs and benefit the environment as well, since a more efficient grid would require less energy from power plants.
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