U Professor Advocates Investment in Energy Grid to Benefit US Economy

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Monday, April 13, 2015

An article in Forbes outlines the argument for investing in the grid to build the US economy, quoting Massoud Amin, engineering professor at the University of Minnesota and chairman of the IEEE Smart Grid“This vision is also about job creation and economic benefits,” Amin said, noting that for every $1 invested in the nation’s network, as much as $6 is returned, not to mention the 47,000 new jobs since 2012.