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First month on Smart Grid shows 20% cut in power consumption

From a story on the New York Times' Green Inc. blog, a report that the city of Fayetteville, N.C., cut its electric power consumption by 20 percent over the first month of a Smart Grid pilot project. The pilot, run by technology companies Consert and IBM, installed energy management systems 100 homes and businesses that are customers of Fayetteville Public Works.

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