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Scientists: Smart Meters Are Safe

By Josh Marks, published on Dec 23, 2010

Smart Meters are crucial to fighting climate change because they are the first step in implementing the Smart Grid, which promises to make it easier for households to become more energy efficient and also integrate clean energy sources into their residential electricity system.

That is why it is a relief that, unlike cell phones, there is no cause for concern with the radiofrequency (RF) radiation of Smart Meters. That’s because the wireless devices produce an infrequent and incredibly weak RF field, according to scientists interviewed by BrooWaha. Essentially they are computers that... (more)

Tags: global warming, obama, science, climate change, scientists, technology, smart grid, smart meter, safe, radiofrequency radiation, utilities

Biden, Chu: Recovery Act Energizes Innovation

By Josh Marks, published on Aug 25, 2010

... with retail electricity from the grid; cutting the costs of advanced batteries for electric vehicles by 70% while at the same time adding "perhaps a hundred times the current energy storage capacity"; doubling U.S. renewable energy generation capacity and manufacturing by 2012; and building a smart grid "that lets appliances talk to the power grid, optimizing electricity use and saving consumers money.""Our investments in innovation are creating jobs, creating new industries, making existing industries more competitive, and, in the process, they’re driving down costs for new technologies... (more)

Tags: solar, electric cars, joe biden, energy, innovation, smart grid, steven chu, recovery act, investments, clean energy, broadband, advanced batteries

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