Advanced Metering Infrastructure

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

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

DOE recently announced the creation of a new working group to focus on customer engagement. The purpose of the working group is to develop a best practices guide in the following areas:

  • Resource Planning
  • Stakeholder Relations
  • Regulatory Communications
  • Research and Metrics
  • Customer Advocacy
  • IT and Technology
  • Marketing Communications
  • Finance

The presentation from the first conference

Although the order was issued earlier this year, as one of the few Commissions to say no to smart meter opt-outs, I thought it was worth reporting. On December 7, 2011, the Office of Peoples Counsel petitioned the District of Columbia Public Service Commission to initiate a formal investigation to determine whether it is reasonable for

I recently had the opportunity to interview the Chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Robert F. Powelson, regarding his views on smart meter opt-outs and other issues affecting Pennsylvania’s energy future. Because I live and practice in Pennsylvania, I may be biased but I think Smart Grid Legal News readers will agree it is

Although 2010 has been a mixed bag across the nation when it comes to implementing elements of the smart grid, the major Electric Distribution Companies (“EDCs”) in Pennsylvania have all received PaPUC approval of their smart meter implementation plans. And while the Commission appears eager to embrace the new technology, the common denominator among most