​​The Wired Group has reviewed hundreds of research studies, evaluation tools and guidelines, regulatory orders, legislation, and business cases in the course of its work with distribution utilities, regulators, suppliers, and other stakeholders. The links below connect to the best grid modernization resources we've come across, serving as a sort of bibliography for the Wired Group's distribution utility performance improvement services and evaluation methodology. Researchers, regulators, utilities, suppliers, and other stakeholders can simply browse through the listed topics and click on a resource to conveniently access the information and assistance they need to maximize the value of smart grid investments for customers. Reference source categories include: 

Business Case Development GuidancePerformance-based Regulation and Governance
Business Case SamplesPlanning and Visioning
Customer Engagement Best PracticesPrepayment
Data Privacy, Access, and CybersecurityRate Case Timing Challenge to Customer Benefit Maximization
Interoperability GuidelinesThroughput Incentive Challenge to Customer Benefit Maximization
Performance Evaluations (comprehensive, independent)Time-Varying Rates
Performance MeasurementUtility Operations and Organizational Competencies

Business Case Development Guidance

Business Case Samples

Customer Engagement Best Practices

Data Privacy, Access, and Cybersecurity

Interoperability Guidelines

Performance Evaluations

Performance Measurement

Performance-Based Regulation and Governance​

Planning and Visioning


Rate Case Timing Challenge to Customer Benefit Maximization

Throughput Incentive Challenge to Customer Benefit Maximization

Time-Varying Rates

​Utility Operations and Organizational Competencies

Reducing the cost of the energy transition

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