The purpose of the GridWise Alliance is to transform the U.S. electric grid to achieve a sustainable energy future. The GridWise Alliance is a member of the Global Smart Grid Federation.
Areas of Focus
The GridWise Alliance is focused on new ways of thinking about how the United States generates, distributes, and uses energy. Using advanced communications and up-to-date information technology, the GridWise Alliance aims to improve coordination between supply and demand and enable a smarter, more efficient, secure, and reliable electric power system.
The GridWise Alliance’s principles include:
- Empowered customers
- A productive, secure, and reliable electric power system
- Better customer rates and quality of service
- Equitable markets and increased business opportunities
- Environmental benefits.
The GridWise Alliance:
- Was formed in 2003
- Has 135 members
- Mission: To transform the electric grid to achieve a sustainable energy future.
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