The members of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (“SGIP”) are working on standards, policies and guides to help modernize the electric power grid. Last month, the Smart Grid Cybersecurity Committee of SGIP released a helpful resource: A straight forward thirty page User’s Guide to help utilities navigate the previous released hefty 597 page Interagency Report

Later this year, NIST expects to release a draft of the Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards (“Framework”) document for a formal 60-day public comment period and the final version of the document is planned for publication in the first half of 2014. However, those attending the SGIP Inaugural Meeting received an advanced

The highlight of my second day at the Spring SGIP face-to-face meeting was attending Schneider Electric’s open house. This global energy management company offers a broad array of products and services for just about every segment of the energy industry. Utilizing Schneider Electric’s Wiser™ energy management system, utilities can offer their residential and small business

Yesterday, as a new member of the Communications, Marketing and Education Working Group (CMEWG), I attended my first Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (“SGIP”) face-to-face meeting. Over the course of the three-day event, there will be over 200 people in attendance in person and countless others dialing in for committee meetings, all working to help make