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GE and Maui Electric Need Your Help

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

General Electric has teamed up with Maui Electric to test a new energy distribution strategy.  They will "deploy smart grid technologies at a substation on the island to reduce peak load, enable higher penetrations of renewable energy, and improve the grid’s reliability and performance."

The goal of the project is to see if regulating consumer energy demand can be used to deal with the fluctuations in energy production from renewable resources, according to the GE blog.

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