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Utilities Look to the Skies for Monitoring the Power Grid

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Early next year, power utilities across the United States could be looking to the skies to help them collect meter information about electricity use. They'll use satellites to acquire data on a near real-time basis so they can provide users with accurate usage data and model and predict power grid status more accurately.

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IEEE Distributed Systems Online  (Volume:5 ,  Issue: 11 )