Read the article titled “Aging US Power Grid Blacks Out More Than Any Other
Developed Nation” under the Smart Grid terms section of the Science Corner. You
can also view the article at http://www.ibtimes.com/aging-us-power-grid-blacks-out-more-any-other-developed-nation-1631086.
Next, assess the efficiency of the current state of the national electric grid
in the United States. Then, describe the key challenges in updating this grid to
a so-called “smart grid”.