About Smart Grid

Want to learn more? Here are some informative links:

The U.S. Department of Energy has answers about the Smart Grid for consumers and progress toward the national Smart Grid initiative.

Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) is a nonprofit organization with the mission of being a trusted source for the advancement of reliable, efficient and secure Smart Grid. Download SGCC's 2012 Fact Sheet on Myth vs. Facts: The Truth about Smart Meters.

National Energy Technology Laboratory, a partnership of several U.S.Gov agencies, focuses on the nation's move to a modern electric grid. See the section on "Critical Infrastructure Assurance" for information about Smart Grid.

IEEE Smart Grid Standards Association has set standards for Smart Grids worldwide. No membership required to visit to the standards, newsroom, education, and other informative sections. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers say I-triple-E).

Reports regarding Health Issues
World Health Organization (WHO) - Report on Smart Meters (pdf)
Utilities Telecom Council - No Health Threat from Smart Meters (pdf)
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) - Radio-Frequency Exposure Levels from Smart Meters: A Case Study of One Model (pdf)
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) - What consumers need to know about the smart grid and smart meters (pdf)
California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) - Health Impacts of Radio Frequence Exposure from Smart Meters (pdf)