Final U.S. stimulus bill includes treasure trove for smart grid, renewable energy

This week, U.S. President Barack Obama signed a major economic stimulus bill, called the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act," into law. The $787 billion package includes massive investments and tax credits targeted at jump-starting the economy, and offers generous incentives to spark investment...

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