Share this entry

smart grid Line breaks: smart grid

Definition of smart grid in English:

noun

An electricity supply network that uses digital communications technology to detect and react to local changes in usage: smart grids are a key component in the EU energy strategy
More example sentences
  • Researchers hope other smart grid innovations would prevent something like the 2003 blackout that left 50 million people in the dark.
  • We have hired experts in renewable energy, carbon emissions, and the smart grid in order to address these huge opportunities.
  • But does smart grid technology make the nation more vulnerable to cyber-terrorists?

Definition of smart grid in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources