Press Releases

Stay current on SGCC developments by reading recent SGCC press releases:


2017 Releases


May 31, 2017 – Survey Reveals Consumer Perspectives on Smart Grid and Related Products and Services


May 5, 2017 – Modern Grid Partners Joins Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative


April 5, 2017 – FirstFuel Software Joins Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative


February 21, 2017 – New Communications Toolkit Helps Utilities Convey the Value of Smart Grid to Consumers


January 30, 2017 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Announces Recipients of the 2017 CLEAR Awards


January 30, 2017 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Releases Updated Analysis of Smart Grid Consumers


January 26, 2017 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Releases New Consumer Resource on Smart Cities


January 9, 2017 – New Report Explores Changing Customer Expectations and the Impact on Energy Providers


Past Releases

2012 Releases


December 20, 2012 – Top 6 Things to Get Right in 2013 for Consumers and Smart Grid


November 14, 2012 – These savings have been brought to you by the smart grid


November 7, 2012 – SGCC’s Patty Durand Selected as one of the “Fierce”-est Women in Energy


October 23, 2012 – Consumer-Focused Smart Grid Nonprofit Releases New Survey Findings; Announces Role in DOE Project


September 25, 2012 – Smart grid, consumer engagement and social media


September 18, 2012 – Low Income Energy Consumers Weigh In On Smart Grid


August 14, 2012 – Media Advisory: Video, Fact Sheet Separate Smart Meter Facts From Fiction


July 24, 2012 – What consumers expect from a smarter grid, in their own words


July 12, 2012 – Comverge Executive Brent Dreher Joins SGCC Board of Directors


June 25, 2012 – Latest SGCC Research Reveals Insights into Consumer Attitudes


June 21, 2012 – SGCC Executive Director to Speak at National Town Meeting on DR and Smart Grid


May 1, 2012 – Public Utility Commission of Texas Joins Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative


April 25, 2012 – SGCC Members Lead Industry in Green Button Initiative


March 7, 2012 – GridGlo Joins Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative


February 13, 2012 – Brookhaven National Laboratory Joins Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative


January 22, 2012 – Consumers Like Smart Grid for More Than Just Saving Money


January 13, 2012 – New Consumer Research to be Released at Smart Grid Symposium


January 6, 2012 – The Greenlining Institute Joins Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative


January 3, 2012 – Twitter Account of Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Named Second Most Influential in Smart Grid


2011 Releases


December 13, 2011 – Eight Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Members Named Among “Most Influential People in Energy”


December 13, 2011 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Announces Agenda for Annual Symposium


December 7, 2011 – General Electric’s John McDonald Named Smart Grid Professional of the Year


November 13, 2011 – New Report Paints Detailed Portrait of U.S. Residential Energy Consumers — and What Motivates Them


October 24, 2011 – SGCC Study Finds Improvements in Utility Consumer Engagement


September 12, 2011 – Consumers Reveal the Smart Grid Benefits They Value Most


September 8, 2011 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Grows to 70 Members


July 14, 2011 – New SGCC Research to Delve into Consumer Segmentation
Messages; Take “Pulse of the Consumer”


June 13, 2011 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Commends New
$250 Million Federal & Private Leadership Initiatives


May 16, 2011 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Director Patty Durand to Address Consumer Engagement at ConnectivityWeek 2011


May 3, 2011 – SGCC Director Patty Durand Will Lead Consumer Smart Grid Communications Panel at Smart Grid RoadShow


April 21, 2011 – Consumer Smart Grid Discussions Heat Up at ConnectivityWeek


March 29, 2011 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Celebrates One Year Anniversary


January 31, 2011 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Releases “2011 State of the Consumer Report”


January 17, 2011 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Grows to 50 Members


January 12, 2011 – Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Appoints Patty Durand as Permanent Executive Director