The “smart grid” refers to an ongoing modernization of the nation’s electrical power system that makes it possible to dynamically allocate power and optimize system operation. It’s a work in progress.
A new report from the Congressional Research Service reviews smart grid technologies, costs and concerns including privacy and cybersecurity. See The Smart Grid: Status and Outlook, April 10, 2018.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service this week include the following.
Class Action Lawsuits: A Legal Overview for the 115th Congress, April 11, 2018
Trade Promotion Authority (TPA): Frequently Asked Questions, updated April 10, 2018
Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) Mobility, Reconnaissance, and Firepower Programs, updated April 10, 2018
Tort and Litigation Reform in the 115th Congress, CRS Legal Sidebar, April 10, 2018
Mississippi Court Halts Enforcement of New Abortion Law, CRS Legal Sidebar, April 10, 2018
OMB and Treasury Disagree over Process for Issuing New Tax Rules, CRS Insight, April 10, 2018
Balanced Budget Amendments, CRS Insight, April 10, 2018
U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel, updated April 10, 2018