Smart grids can save companies up to 50% on energy costs [News]
By Rachel Kelly, Channel NewsAsia, 26 Jul 2012.
Every year, companies pump large amounts of cash into powering their organisations, from desktop computers and lighting, to large energy guzzling data centres.
Companies could save as much as 50 per cent on current energy costs just by implementing smart grids to track and monitor their energy usage.
This, according to industry players who have noted greater interest from companies to increase energy efficiency as they seek out options to cut cash, monitor energy usage, and increase efficiency.
Guido Jouret, Chief Technology Officer of Cisco’s Emerging Technologies Group, said: “For example, one of our customers is BC Hydro up in Canada and they have a smart meter project under way where we have over 2 million meters connected up over our field area router.
Source: Channel NewsAsia