Smart grid: Diverging demands

The smart grid is already being rolled out in some countries across Europe and, while it will be a long time before the vision of total supply and demand management is complete, energy market participants should be aware of the potentially huge changes it could bring, say experts.

Smart grids are set to change the nature of how power markets physically operate. Many people are predicting changes to how prices are formed, as well as how contracts are structured and traded.

“Smart grids will

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