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final-smart-grid-report - ELECTRICITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE...

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E LECTRICITY A DVISORY C OMMITTEE E LECTRICITY A DVISORY C OMMITTEE M ISSION The mission of the Electricity Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the U.S. Department of Energy in implementing the Energy Policy Act of 2005, executing the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, and modernizing the nation's electricity delivery infrastructure. E LECTRICITY A DVISORY C OMMITTEE G OALS The goals of the Electricity Advisory Committee are to provide advice on: Electricity policy issues pertaining to the U.S. Department of Energy Recommendations concerning U.S. Department of Energy electricity programs and initiatives Issues related to current and future capacity of the electricity delivery system (generation, transmission, and distribution, both regionally and nationally) Coordination between the U.S. Department of Energy, state, and regional officials and the private sector on matters affecting electricity supply, demand, and reliability Coordination between federal, state, and utility industry authorities that are required to cope with supply disruptions or other emergencies related to electricity generation, transmission, and distribution P URPOSE OF R EPORT The purpose of the Report is to address barriers and opportunities to deploying Smart Grid technologies to enhance the Nation’s electric power delivery system to meet the challenges of the 21 st century. The Report focuses on specific actions the U.S. Department of Energy can take to implement Smart Grid technologies. Electronic copies of this report are available at: http://www.oe.energy.gov/eac.htm Printed on 50% wastepaper including 20% post-consumer waste
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Smart Grid: Enabler of the New Energy Economy December 2008 More information about the EAC is available at: http://www.oe.energy.gov/eac.htm
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