Raj Vaswani, CTO, Silver Spring Networks on smart grids

Say goodbye to the utility man coming by your house and reading your meter to calculate your energy usage. Raj Vaswani, CTO of Silver Spring Networks and his team are developing new technologies that will network meters to the grid. The new smart meters allow your utility company to read and measure your energy use remotely and will soon help consumers monitor and control how much energy they consume.

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