Do you know what your utility is doing for you when it comes to modernizing the grid? Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman challenges utilities to communicate with their customers the capabilities -- and benefits -- of new grid modernization projects.
Along with creating tens of thousands of new jobs, bringing our grid into the 21st century will give consumers and businesses the information they need to reduce their energy consumption – and better manage their energy bills.
Earlier this month, Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Patricia Hoffman stopped by the annual Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit in Honolulu to speak about the Department’s commitment to enabling the clean energy transition. Among the topics this year, the summit dedicated special sessions to China’s priorities and its investment in renewable energy, and included a trade show on progressive renewable energy concepts, products and services.
Naperville, Illinois is improving their long-term electricity distribution through the implementation of the Naperville Smart Grid Initiative (NSGI) -- to the tune of $3million in savings over a 15-year period.