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Scientists just transmitted data across a national electricity grid for the first time

For the first time anywhere on Earth, UK scientists have successfully transmitted data through a national electricity grid. The achievement marks a leap toward ‘virtual’ power grids which allow homes and businesses to use energy more wisely. Because the system uses the electricity grid itself to send data signals, the technology can be installed and implemented quickly and without the need for additional infrastructure.
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