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CURRENT's Gogel discusses hurdles to smart-grid implementation

As the Department of Energy accepts applications for smart-grid funding through the stimulus, which projects and technologies will be most successful in the short term? During today's OnPoint, Ray Gogel, president of CURRENT, a provider of smart-grid technology and infrastructure for electric utilities, discusses the success of SmartGridCity in Boulder, Colo. He explains how elements of the project can be transferred to other regions of the country and weighs in on the debate over creating smart-grid standards.