Building A Better Electric Grid

June 10, 2011

NPR Staff

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Ira Flatow and guests discuss the nation's electric grid on Friday's edition of Science Friday.
The nation's electrical grid is getting old, not just in its infrastructure, but in the technology used to run it. In this segment, Ira Flatow and guests discuss the grid, its problems, and how new technology can be used to make the grid "smarter." Will consumers sign on?