August 27, 2013
NewsHour with Jim Lehrer | PBS
MILES O'BRIEN: It's time to power up for another morning at the Fisher home in Austin, Texas. Grant, Ashley and Quinn start their day like most of us do. They pour some juice, make some breakfast, see what's on the tube. But under this roof, they don't take all the electrical magic for granted. Actually, the Fishers, both urban planners, think a lot about electricity, where it comes from, where it goes, and where it is headed. The Fishers have two solar photovoltaic power systems, sophisticated digital meters and state-of-the-art thermostats that allow them to fine-tune their indoor climate here or online when they're away....
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