Nine major companies, including household names Chevrolet, Best Buy and Whirlpool, will be using the Pecan Street Project's smart grid to test products such as Chevrolet's Volt electric car and Whirlpool appliances.
Austin Studies Power Grid, Including Plug-In Cars on The New York Times website.
Engineering Professor Kara Kockelman responds to the question "What in your field could make the world a better place?" in The Big Question in Transportation.
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