Resources & Research

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Smart Cities Fact Sheet

SGCC's fact sheet on smart cities explores why consumers should care about smart cities, why grid modernization is a critical component and examples from around the country while ultimately showing that we’re all in this together. Download the fact sheet.

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Quiz: Rate Your Home Energy Knowledge

Smart grid is the application of information technology, tools and techniques like smart meters, sensors, real-time communications, software and remote-controlled equipment into the electrical grid to improve grid reliability and efficiency but do you know the facts? It’s time for pop quiz! Test yourself.

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The Next Innovation

With technological advances and the growing capability to utilize clean renewable energy, the smart grid will offer you, the energy consumer more convenience, savings and choice. Discover how it’s helping utility companies restore power outages more quickly. Plus, you’ll see how a smarter grid is a cleaner grid by making renewable energy sources like electric vehicles, wind and solar accessible and scalable.

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Why We Need A Revolution In Energy Storage

If we ever want to get off fossil fuels and start using renewable energy, we're going to need a revolution in energy storage. That means batteries. Bigger, stronger, and just better, ok? And maybe, just maybe, we'll finally be able to realize humanity's dream of confusing the ghost of Thomas Edison! Watch the video here.

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Are 1,000 Consumers Enough?

SGCC consumer pulse research identifies 5 consumer segments and gives key insights into the behavior and preferences of each. How do we ensure the validity of consumer pulse research structure and procedures? Read more here.

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Distributed Generation & Net Metering Fact Sheet

SGCC's fact sheet about the benefits of next-generation smart grid technologies provides answers to many common questions, it simplifies the principles of net metering and distributed generation and answers key questions when considering a home energy system, such as rooftop solar panels. Download the fact sheet.

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