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A smart grid is an electric system enhanced with innovative digital technologies like smart substations, smart switches, and smart meters that detect problems on the electric grid so you experience improved reliability, better service and greater control over your electricity use.
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In the same way that today’s “smart phone” technology merged the power of computers with cellular phones, smart grid technology merges the power of computers with the electric grid.
The smart grid helps create a new relationship with our planet. With system improvements and updated technology, the smart grid can help reduce dependence on fossil fuels and lower CO2 emissions. And, a smart grid can more effectively integrate renewable energy sources like wind and solar power, contributing to a cleaner, greener tomorrow.
To build a stronger, more reliable smart grid, ComEd is installing and upgrading equipment throughout northern Illinois. From up on poles to down underground, we are preparing to meet your future energy needs.
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