The Smart Grid

The Smart Grid is a nickname for the utility power distribution system enabled by computer technology and two-way digital communications networking. All homeowners in the Ameren Illinois and ComEd service territories now have digital smart meters that facilitate this networking and facilitate the use of some smart devices currently on the market.

Watch this short video to learn about the smart grid

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The Glossary includes a set of terms commonly used in descriptions of smart devices.These are written in plain, non-technical English and will serve as a good reference when you are exploring the selection and purchase of these devices for your home.


Consumer Guides

The guides provide more detailed information on smart home automation and related device and service applications for independent and assisted living facilities.

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