in News Departments > New & Noteworthy
print the content item

SmartEnergy IP, a research firm dedicated to smart grid consumer education, says the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Smart Grid Customer Engagement Working Group, which was announced earlier this month, has already attracted more than 120 industry stakeholders, including more than 50 utilities. The goal of the Smart Grid Customer Engagement Working Group is to develop a model of industry best practices for smart grid customer engagement, which will become a resource for utilities rolling out smart grid programs in the future.

The Working Group is composed of subcommittees in the following areas: resource planning and finance; stakeholder relations; regulatory communications; research and metrics; customer advocacy; IT and technology; and marketing communications. Senior utility executives are chairing each of the subcommittees.






Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Latest Top Stories

Sensus Issues Refund To SaskPower After Smart Meter Woes

As SaskPower continues to swap out its Sensus units following several meter failures, the two companies have reached an agreement in order for the utility to recover costs.


The Smart Utility's Guide To Choosing A Smart Meter

Electricity providers across North America are taking on grid modernization. This article outlines the myriad factors a utility should consider in order to select the best-possible smart meter.


DOE Report: U.S. Wind Power Prices Reach All-Time Low

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), wind power continues to play a larger role in the U.S.' energy mix and is the cheapest it has ever been in the country.


Survey Reveals What U.S. Consumers Expect From Their Utilities

GE's new survey measures Americans' views on the state and future of the grid, as well as how much extra consumers would be willing to pay for better power reliability.


How A GIS Can Help Utilities Address The Aging Workforce And Capitalize On Data

Baby Boomers, whose experience and know-how have served the utility industry so well for decades, are retiring. The author suggests utilities can use a geographic information system (GIS) to fill in resultant knowledge gaps.

S&C Electric_id176
Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
edf_id180
Future Energy_id187