“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves."
Texas Smart Grid Experts Head to White House, Texas Tribune, May 2011:
Texas's smart-grid initiatives are getting some attention in Washington.Beware candidates who tell you what you want to hear; read the whole thing here.
On Friday morning, a small group of Texans, including the chairman of the Public Utility Commission, Barry Smitherman, will brief White House representatives on the smart-meter rollout and related issues in the state.
Smart-grid initiatives have been a priority for President Barack Obama, who has called for a newer, smarter electric grid that will allow for the broader use of alternative energy and included smart-grid technology in federal stimulus funds (some of which went to projects in Texas).