Blackouts at Candlestick Park: Smart metering could help

December 22, 2011 at 1:23 am

This week, Monday Night Football fans got an unwelcome surprise. At 5:20 pm Pacific time, tens of thousands of fans were at a sold-out game in San Francisco’s Candlestick Park to watch the San Francisco 49ers play against the Pittsburgh Steelers. That’s when the lights went out — and stayed out for nearly half an hour. A second brief outage struck at 6:43 pm.

What happened — and how might smart metering and energy analytics help avoid such high-profile power problems?…

Full post by Larsh Johnson: Blackouts at Candlestick Park: How smart metering could help

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