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Smart grids: Europe's future electricity system will save money and energy


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In a Communication released on Tuesday 12 April, the European Commission set policy directions to drive future European electricity networks towards a better energy efficiency. A report prepared by JRC's Institute for Energy (IE) on smart grids, due for publication in mid 2011, significantly contributed to the Communication.



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