In the energy sector, there has long been talk of smart grids. The underlying concept is to modernize the physical infrastructure that electric utilities rely on for their delivery systems. This is typically accomplished through the use of computerized remote control and automation systems. Since this involves bringing legacy equipment into the digital world, it is also often referred to as an example of an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) initiative.
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