|T&D World, Black & Veatch|
This article contains the results of a global survey to measure how electric utilities are progressing with smart grid initiatives conducted by T&D World and Black & Veatch. Managers of utility grids have filled out this online survey. According to the results, about 80% of survey respondents are pursuing the implementation of smart grid initiatives, with reliability being the No. 1 reason and operations costs savings coming in as a close second.