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Boosting Energy Efficiency through Smart Grids

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Franco Davoli, Matteo Repetto, Carlo Tornelli, Gianluigi Prosperio, Flavio Cucchietti
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This report examines the role of information and communications technology (ICT) in smart grids and climate change mitigation. ICT will play a significant role in decarbonizing the energy sector, according to the report, but the technologies used in making the transition a possibility must be the model of energy efficiency as to not contribute too much to overall use of electricity. The report also explores possibilities for the future of ICT that emerge from this perspective.