Stimulus aid to help OSU teach about 'smart grid'

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Ohio State University is getting nearly $2.5 million in federal stimulus money that the school is to use for developing an electric "smart grid" curriculum and training programs. Full Story

Since: Jun 09

Columbus, OH

#1 Apr 12, 2010
Good, I rather waste the stimulus money than create jobs. Hope and change.
really

Columbus, OH

#2 Apr 12, 2010
Everywhere you see a free money story you'll see Mary Jo Kilroy or Sherrod Brown.

Since: Jul 09

Marion

#3 Apr 12, 2010
Save the money..put it towards an actual smart grid.

There is this wonderful thing called research, the library, and the internet. They have full books, websites, etc. on the subject!

I also read somewhere (can't remember the source but I believe Popular Mechanics) that other big name universities have already studied smart grids. Basically they are a brilliant idea, but it would require a complete change in how business is done and physical wiring requirements to businesses and homes.

"Here is $2.5 million to draw up a program syllabus and throw a interim teacher in each quarter."

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