From their recommendations for deployment under current conditions to their stated flexibility, the FCC appears to be signaling a desire to create a dynamic broadband model to benefit everyone. “We are delighted the FCC understands the value of allowing many different options to build this infrastructure. We believe open options will spur innovation and enable deployment of the best solution for each communications challenge, optimizing smart grid benefits for consumers and utilities alike,” Gilligan added.
GE believes the FCC also is demonstrating an open and honest view of what needs to be explored as the plan moves forward. “We applaud the commission’s willingness to investigate all alternatives, including a dedicated communications spectrum for smart grid applications,” Gilligan said. “GE encourages the FCC to further explore the option of a dedicated smart grid spectrum as a powerful enabling tool for dramatically improving the efficiency, reliability and security of a new smart grid reality with an ever-shrinking carbon footprint.”
GE is going to sell a line of “smart charging stations” that are regarded to be the devices which optimize charging for electric vehicles by means of communication with utilities. It can become a key technology for electric cars as due to which it could be possible to cut down on consumer electricity bills. It is expected that utilities would be able to base on intermittent renewable sources of energy like wind power and solar energy.
With the help of smart charges the electric car will be programmed to delay charging until the middle of the night in case demand is low.
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