Smart Energy 101

The last decade been one of the greatest periods of change in energy since the development of electric power during the Second Industrial Revolution. Advances in energy technology – such as smart thermostats, LED lighting, solar panels, electric cars and more – are giving you more options for meeting your personal energy goals than ever before. View our resources below to learn more about smart energy technologies and how they might benefit you and your community.

Connected Energy

A series of resources covering today’s more connected energy world – both inside your home and throughout your community. This section includes resources on the Internet of Things, smart cities and smart home technology.

Evolving World of Energy

A series of three fact sheets on innovations – both near-term and forward-looking – on how we get, how we use and how we pay for energy.

Smart Grid

The smart grid is the evolution of our current electrical grid, and this section features many elements on the smart grid like consumer benefits, power quality, reliability and more.

Smart Meters

A quick guide to smart meters, a foundational component of today's smarter electric grid. This section addresses important topics like data privacy, radio frequency and common myths.

Ways to Save on Energy

Three checklists on trusted tactics and new strategies for reducing your home energy use, whether you’re looking for the latest technology or a low-cost weekend project.

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