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LG Electronics has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with nonprofit Pecan Street Inc. to participate in a smart grid demonstration project in Austin, Texas.

For its part in the project, LG will install its advanced air conditioners, smart refrigerators, smart washing machines, LED lighting and home energy management systems (HEMS) in participating homes. LG's technology and smart-grid-ready products will also be on display locally at the Pike Powers Lab, a nonprofit smart grid research laboratory for carrying out research, commercialization and educational activities.

LG joins several other companies that are working with Pecan Street, including Dell, Intel, Sony, Oncor, OnStar and SunEdison.




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