In the few years since the 2010 census, estimates have shown population growth in NYC, especially in the boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn. From 2010 to 2013, Brooklyn’s population grew by 3.5% and Queens’ population grew by 2.9%. Increasingly, New Yorkers are opting to live in these boroughs.
It makes sense that many electric utility companies (“utilities”) are turning their attention to influencing the data center and information technology (IT) markets with financial incentives, outreach and education programs. But how effective are these incentives at promoting energy efficiency in data centers?
Eventually, the smart grid will be able to communicate directly with individual buildings and even with individual devices inside.
Funding Supports Energy Highway Blueprint to Develop “Smart Grid” Technologies to Improve Power Flows, Promote Clean Energy and Lower Costs to Consumers