U.S. Department of Energy

Smart meters are capable of delivering a wealth of information regarding a customer’s energy usage. This data holds the promise of current and future benefits, the most basic being that knowledge will affect change. The theory is the more customers understand the correlation between their behavior and energy spending, the more likely they will make

On June 29, 2012, a major storm system known as a derecho (“deh-REY-cho”) formed and moved across Illinois through the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic States. The 2012 Derecho traveled about 600 miles in about 10 hours. Approximately 4.2 million customers were without power across 11 States and the District of Columbia and restoration in some