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Neil Cameron, General Manager, Johnson Controls Building Efficiency on the smart grid

The smart grid works, but only if smart buildings are connected to it

Dec 1, 2015 8:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The grid – the infrastructure that delivers electricity from our local utility and municipalities to buildings – is over-taxed. Because of increasing demand during peak time periods and the imminent output of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind when South Africa’s Independent Power Producers (IPP’s) start contributing with supply, the grid is less able to provide a stable energy supply.