Last edited 26 May 2015

Smart grid

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PAS 180:2014, Smart cities. Vocabulary, defines the term 'smart' as the:

"application of autonomous or semi-autonomous technology systems to achieve greater utilization of resources, limiting or reducing per capita resource consumption to maintain or improve quality of life"

It defines a 'smart grid' as an:

"...electricity network that uses information and communications technology (ICT) to integrate the actions of all users connected to it – generators, consumers and those that do both – in order to efficiently deliver sustainable, economic and secure electricity supplies"

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