Consumer Awareness Programs offered by U.S. Private Sector and Non-profit Organizations


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Edison Electric Institute, Smart Grid Resource Page

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Program Description:
This site is maintained by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the association of U.S. Shareholder-Owned Electric Companies. EEI provides critical industry data, details on conferences and forums, and top-notch products and services related to smart grid.
URL: http://www.eei.org/ourissues/electricitydistribution/Pages/AdvancedMetering.aspx">http://www.eei.org/our...

Future Privacy Forum

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Program Description:
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) is a Washington, DC based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices. The forum is led by Internet privacy experts Jules Polonetsky and Christopher Wolf and includes an advisory board comprised of leading figures from industry, academia, law and advocacy groups. FPF was launched in November 2008, and is supported by Adobe, AOL, AT&T, The Better Advertising Project, BlueKai Deloitte, eBay, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, The Nielsen Company, Qualcomm, Verizon and Yahoo.
URL: http://www.futureofprivacy.org/">http://www.futureofpri...

Galvin Electricity Initiative, Smart Grid Resource Page

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Program Description:
This website from Galvin Electricity Initiative provides information on smart grid activities in the states of Illinois and New Mexico, as well as resources on smart microgrids, state and local policies to create awareness among consumers and communities.
URL: http://www.galvinpower.org/resources/microgrid-hub/microgrid-resources">http://www.galvinpower...

General Electric, Smart grid Resource Page

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Program Description:
This website is maintained and hosted by the General Electric company and provides resources on smart grid solutions to reducing waste, integrating renewables, minimizing outage impact, and enabling electric vehicles. Also, the site supports content on energy issues such as rising cost of electricity, energy independence and power reliability to create awareness among the public.
URL: http://www.itsyoursmartgrid.com/">http://www.itsyoursmar...

Google Powermeter, Smart Grid Resource Page

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Program Description:
This website is maintained by Google as part of its free energy monitoring tool called the Google PowerMeter. This site contains information on how the PowerMeter works and the technologies involved and includes a comprehensive FAQ section.
URL: http://www.google.com/powermeter/about/">http://www.google.com/...

Green Smart Grid Initiative, Resource Page

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Program Description:
This site is maintained by the Green Smart Grid Initiative (GSGI), a non-profit coalition focused on development and distribution of information about how the smart grid can support to achieve the climate-change goals. This website contains resources on smart grid as well as links to websites containing information on how smart grid will help achieve reduced greenhouse emissions and address climate change challenges.
URL: http://www.greensmartgridinitiative.org/resources/">http://www.greensmartg...

GridWise Alliance, Smart Grid Resource Page

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Program Description:
The GridWise Alliance is the forum for new ideas and concepts related to smart grid. It is a vehicle for expanding the sphere of stakeholders, and engaged leaders of industry government, and the community. This website from Grid Wise Alliance contains resources such as reports, education material, project activities and testimonies related to smart grid.
URL: http://www.gridwise.org/resources_gwaresources.asp">http://www.gridwise.or...

IEEE Smart Grid Page

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Program Description:
This website is maintained by IEEE, hosts detailed information about smart grid including media, publications and standards related to smart grid development. Also, the IEEE calendar on the home page helps viewers to know the upcoming events or conferences held on smart grid topics.
URL: http://smartgrid.ieee.org/">http://smartgrid.ieee....

Microsoft Hohm, Smart Grid Information Page

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Program Description:
This website is maintained by Microsoft Corporation which has developed Microsoft Hohm, an online tool to help electric energy users in conserving energy with emphasis on energy efficiency.
URL: http://www.microsoft-hohm.com/">http://www.microsoft-h...

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Smart Grid Resource Page

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Program Description:
This site is jointly maintained by NARUC and FERC,and has been launched to facilitate the transition to a smart grid, help regulators understand what is being developed and how it will impact consumers. This site offers consumer information about the smart grid activities like conferences and conventions conducted across the country.
URL: http://www.naruc.org/Ferc/default.cfm?c=3">http://www.naruc.org/F...

PJM Interconnection, Smart Grid Information Page

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Program Description:
This website maintained by the PJM Interconnection hosts interactive information on smart grid, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and electricity storage under the menu item - 'Exploring Tomorrow's Grid'.
URL: http://www.pjm.com/about-pjm/exploring-tomorrows-grid/smart-grid.aspx">http://www.pjm.com/abo...

Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative, Resource Page

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Program Description:
This site is maintained by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC), a nonprofit collaborative organized to bring together utilities, suppliers and vendors, as well as associations and consumer advocacy groups to better understand consumer needs in the smart grid universe. The three key initiatives of SGCC are: Listening to consumers through primary research, developing messaging that lets us reach out to, and educate the general public about the importance of smart grid investment and sharing best practices with SGCC member organizations.
URL: http://www.smartgridcc.org/">http://www.smartgridcc...

Smart Grid Library

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Program Description:
This website is maintained by Smart Grid Library and contains a useful smart grid acronym list which deciphers the full word or phrase for Smart Grid acronyms. It is a handy and free reference for public use to eliminate acronym overload. Also, the site contains links to additional tools and references for smart grid research.
URL: http://www.smartgridlibrary.com/shop-smart-grid-library-books/smart-griddictionary_new/">http://www.smartgridli...