Unleashing latent value in distribution utility businesses 

Clean Power Plans and the Smart Grid

In this open letter to US electric consumers, Wired Group President Paul Alvarez explains why fundamental reform of utility regulation and governance is a critical and immediate need.  Select this link to read the letter.   

The Smart Grid Made Simple Webcast Series

If you're serious about maximizing customer benefits from smart grid investments, The Smart Grid Made Simple webcast series is for you. Patterned after Wired Group President Paul Alvarez's book, Smart Grid Hype and Reality -- A Systems Approach to Maximizing Customer Return on Utility Investment, ​the series of 3 webcasts (each about 15 minutes)  describes our perspective on the value of various smart grid capabilities, the drivers and limiters of customer benefit, and implications and emerging best practices for utilities and stakeholders. Podcasts are also available for download.