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12:10 May 13, 2018
English to English translations [PRO]
Aerospace / Aviation / Space
English term or phrase: grids
drones will make our cities and grids smarter.

Not sure about the meaning of "grids". What does the writer mean by "grids"? Thanks in advance.
Lakasa Stnorden
Local time: 09:28

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4 +3power/electricity grids
Taña Dalglish
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Taña Dalglish



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power/electricity grids


Why Intelligent drones will revolutionize grid operations
21 sep. 2017 - Soon, intelligent drones will be able to identify deviations on grid masts, transmission ... It might sound like science fiction but drones will soon take over the inspection of your power grid. ... Drones are thus faster, safer and cheaper. ... spend much time worrying about vegetation close to their power grids. A ...

Taña Dalglish
Local time: 07:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: "distribution networks" — could of course also be other things, but power is the commonest.
34 mins
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agree  Mahsa Riyahi
2 hrs
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agree  Yvonne Gallagher
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Very easy to find on Google:
Who Will Own The Infrastructure In The Smart City? - Forbes
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11 ene. 2018 - Integration of autonomous vehicles, drones and networked communications are ... The smart city was a major theme at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show ... Some also worked to liberalize electricity grids, that is, to deregulate the ... That data collection could even make you and your property subject to ...
Spending on smart cities around the world could reach $41 trillion
25 oct. 2016 - A drone takes flight amid skyscrapers and with an app from start-up FreeSkies. .... Self-healing power grids can make cities more resilient to ...

Power/electricity grids.

Taña Dalglish
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agree  jccantrell: yep, the power that shows up in your house to power your computer comes in on the grid, and it not as simple as "generate it here, use it there."
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