These three authors from the UK discuss the smart grid project run by Pecan Street Inc. and analyze Austin's attempts to reduce carbon emissions through the lens of urban experimentation.
McLean, Anthony, Harriet Bulkeley, and Mike Crang. 2016. “Negotiating the Urban Smart Grid: Socio-Technical Experimentation in the City of Austin.” Urban Studies 53 (15): 3246–63. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098015612984.