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Cover Story - February 4, 2011

Stanford, Palo Alto forge 'smart' partnerships

City, university collaborate on smart-grid pilot, look for other partnerships in the future

by Gennady Sheyner

Amit Narayan and Shiva Swaminathan arrived at their partnership from opposite directions.

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Posted by John W. Farquhar, a resident of Stanford
on Feb 7, 2011 at 2:47 pm

If this system is designed for the Palo Alto community, then I believe that it should also be applied to the Stanford Faculty/Staff residential area.

Posted by Greg, a resident of Southgate
on Feb 7, 2011 at 5:40 pm

Efficiency gains, through software technology, is always a good thing.

However, efficiengy gains, by themselves, will not obviate the need to produce more electrical power generation. There is only way to to do that, without procucing more greenhouse gases, and that is nuclear.

Until we, finally, accept this fact, we are only spinning our wheels, and our national security will only get more seriously threatened.

When will we wake up?