This presentation was made at the European Energy Efficiency Strategies in Brussels, Belgium on October 20, 2009. This document presents the smart grid vision including problem statement and solution approach. It introduces the project SmartHouse/SmartGrid (SHSG) after showing--from smart grid building blocks--that there are promising potentials for smart houses. Various goals of the SGSG project, its partners, key issues, selected business cases, field tests' architecture, frameworks, key facts, etc. are also presented in this document.