America's national grid is outdated and inefficient :
nowadays increasing the renewable energy generation is the solution. Power should be generated from sources as diverse as the sun, the wind, the seas and even waste.
It is currently difficult for consumers to see how much electricity they are using. Smart grid devices are being developed to help consumers monitor and cut back their electricity usage, allowing them to cut down their energy bills and pinpoint off-peak hours in which to run their energy-intensive machines.
Solar panels are good examples of renewable energy generating devices: