This paper appears in: Consumer Electronics (ICCE), 2011 IEEE International Conference on
Issue Date: 9-12 Jan. 2011
On page(s): 513 - 514
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-8711-0
Consumer electronics products will be an integral part of the Smart Grid. Products will include smartened power consuming appliances, Consumer purchased power generators and in-home storage. These products lead to a more complex relationship between Consumers and utilities. We discuss how these products appear to the Smart Grid and the features required of the grid in order to manage them.