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Smart Grid

Electricity has always powered the work of computers. Now, with smarter grids, computing is returning the favor.

Powering the planet
Software is the gateway between generation and transmission at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, creating a flexible grid.

Data holds power
A new solution reads meters every 15 minutes, instead of monthly, analyzing data in real time. What is best way for CenterPoint Energy to use this data?

Self-healing grid
CenterPoint Energy takes a holistic approach to automation: to identify faults quickly, fix them remotely, and improve reliability.

Making grids smarter
Theo Pozzy of Portland General Electric explains how smart meters have changed his business—and its carbon footprint.

Wind charges electric cars
IBM Research is taking part in a pilot in Denmark to synchronize the charging of electric vehicles with wind power.