Consumer Awareness Programs offered by U.S. Federal Government

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Smart Grid Page


Program Description: This site is maintained by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and it provides regulatory information relating to smart grid on issues such as demand response, integration of renewables and electric reliability.

National Energy Technology Laboratory, Smart Grid Resource Page


Program Description: This site is maintained by the National Energy Technology Laboratory, US Department of Energy. NETL's mission is to accelerate modernization of the electric grid in the United States and is now the Smart Grid Implementation Strategy (SGIS) team. The SGIS team has published articles, presentations, fact sheets, white papers, reports and multimedia related to smart grid and are made available in this portal.

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Smart Grid Page


Program Description: This site is maintained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), whose primary responsibility is to "coordinate development of a framework that includes protocols and model standards for information management to achieve interoperability of smart grid devices and systems…". The energy portal provides information on the smart grid interoperability standards project and standards related to energy efficient lighting, photovoltaics, net-zero-energy buildings and software for "smart" buildings.

NIST's TWiki - Smart Grid Information Page


Program Description: This wiki site is maintained by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) as an open collaboration site for the Smart Grid (SG) community as part of its Smart Grid Interoperability Panel efforts. All materials pertaining to Smart Grid Information are placed in the public domain.
URL:, Smart Grid Resource Page


Program Description: is a resource for information about the smart grid and government-sponsored smart grid projects. The information on provides consumers and stakeholders with the tools and resources they need to understand the smart grid and the range of smart grid technologies, policies, and solutions. This web site is a repository of the following information: Overview of smart grid including basis and benefits, smart grid projects across the country, Smart grid information resources such as books, articles, presentations, white papers and reports, and smart grid technologies.

US Department of Energy, Smart Grid Page


Program Description: This site is maintained by the US Department of Energy, Office of Electricity and Energy Delivery, which contains organized information about smart grid including smart grid developmental activities in the United States, federal news releases and helpful links. The website also contains technical publications on smart grid.