Posted on Jun 29, 2010 | Comments 0
Google has a new surprising green initiative that might make happy millions of people. The company cooperates with Spectrum Bridge for creating a smart grid wireless network. This so far was only in the field of dreams and many giants have tried to build such network.
Even the utility companies are facing problems about it and certainly for many companies, it is a financial risk to start such a project.
Google has chosen Spectrum Bridge for a partner, for the company is eminent for using the so called “white space” between the TV channels. For now, the partners are performing a beta test in California.
The test has to give an answer about the communication between the wireless electrical grid and the unused TV bandwidth, both operated trough Google’s Power Meter. If the test shows a good communication between them, this means the country will have the first smart grid wireless network
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