What can you get for a few billion dollars? A futile attempt to find results of smart grid stimulus funding.

I visited the federal government’s SmartGrid Web site today for the hundredth time to see if I could figure out what we’ve done with the $4.5 billion in stimulus funds the Department of Energy (DOE) has been giving out for the last two years. Nothing but a message saying results would be posted starting late 2011. Digging pretty deep into the Web site you can find some charts about which technologies have been installed to date, but nothing about what the stimulus was really supposed to do—create jobs. Read more of this post