distribution automation

Utilities service territories are unique in many ways, including geography and culture. Despite the differences, there are benefits gained from studying the experiences of peers. Voices of Experience|Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement provides practical advice from utilities that have implemented smart grid projects to educate and engage their customers. It’s an effort to capture the

The Smart Grid Research Consortium has created a smart grid test that scores utilities in six categories:

  • AMI/DA Investment/Planning Scope
  • Customer Engagement Investment/Planning Scope
  • Other Financial Items
  • Utility Customer Detail
  • Investment Analysis Quantitative Framework and
  • Ease of Use/User Interface/Results Presentation

The questions are designed to provide utilities with guidance when making smart grid investments. I