DOE smart-grid investment grant applications pour in; smart-grid spending and deals cranks up

As we noted earlier this year, the U.S. federal stimulus package included $11 billion for research and development, pilot projects, and federal matching funds to modernize the electricity grid (see February 18, 2009 LRPJ). Since then, the criteria for receiving money has become more clear, with the ...

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