SGCC Consumer Pulse Surveying Reports

Browse our previous Consumer Pulse Surveying reports from 2011-2015 that are designed to track public awareness, favorability and understanding of smart grid and its consumer benefits.


Consumer Pulse Wave 5 Study, a national telephone survey of 1,000 consumers to better understand consumer awareness, favorability, expectations and preferences as they relate to smart grid and smart grid–enabled programs and technologies. A full report is available to members.


Consumer Pulse Wave 4 Study, a national survey completed from August 15 to September 15, 2014, designed to track public awareness, favorability and understanding of smart grid and its consumer benefits. A full report is available to members.


Consumer Pulse Wave 3 Study, a national survey completed from August 17 to September 5, 2013, designed to track public awareness, favorability and understanding of smart grid and its consumer benefits. A full report is available to members.


Consumer Pulse Wave 2 Study, a national survey completed from November 12 to December 6, 2012, designed to track public awareness, favorability and understanding of smart grid and its consumer benefits. A full report is available to members.


Consumer Pulse and Market Segmentation Study, research from November 2011 into the drivers and motivators of residential electric consumers including a wave of the findings, which build on consumer segmentation by adding common motivational themes. A full report is available to members.