Traditional Grid

Smart Grid

Fewer detectors

Fully equipped with detectors

Electromechanical devices

Computerized devices

Manual observing system

Automatic observing system

Centralized power generation system

Decentralized/Distributed power generation system

Manual healing system

Automatic healing system

One-way communication system

Two-way communication system

Breakdowns and dark

Robust and islanding system

Fewer options for customers

Many options for customers

Restricted system

Extensive system

Less control over grid

Good control over grid